|Noah Webster's Dictionary|
1. (p. pr.) Sparkling with luster; glittering; very bright; as, a brilliant star.
2. (p. pr.) Distinguished by qualities which excite admiration; splendid; shining; as, brilliant talents.
3. (n.) A diamond or other gem of the finest cut, formed into faces and facets, so as to reflect and refract the light, by which it is rendered more brilliant. It has at the middle, or top, a principal face, called the table, which is surrounded by a number of sloping facets forming a bizet; below, it has a small face or collet, parallel to the table, connected with the girdle by a pavilion of elongated facets. It is thus distinguished from the rose diamond, which is entirely covered with facets on the surface, and is flat below.
4. (n.) The smallest size of type used in England printing.
5. (n.) A kind of cotton goods, figured on the weaving.
Brilliant (5 Occurrences)
Matthew 4:16 The people who were dwelling in darkness have seen a brilliant light; and on those who were dwelling in the region of the shadow of death, on them light has dawned." (WEY)
Mark 9:3 His garments also became dazzling with brilliant whiteness--such whiteness as no bleaching on earth could give. (WEY)
Ecclesiastes 9:11 And again I saw under the sun that the reward goes not to him who is quick, or the fruits of war to the strong; and there is no bread for the wise, or wealth for men of learning, or respect for those who have knowledge; but time and chance come to all. (See NIV)
Ezekiel 1:4 And I look, and lo, a tempestuous wind is coming from the north, a great cloud, and fire catching itself, and brightness to it round about, and out of its midst as the colour of copper, out of the midst of the fire. (See NIV)
Ezekiel 1:27 And I see as the colour of copper, as the appearance of fire within it round about, from the appearance of his loins and upward, and from the appearance of his loins and downward, I have seen as the appearance of fire, and brightness 'is' to it round about. (See NIV)