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light (n):
any device serving as a source of illumination
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he stopped the car and turned off the lights
light (n):
a device for lighting or igniting fuel or charges or fires
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do you have a light?
Related Words: igniterignitorer
light (n):
the visual effect of illumination on objects or scenes as created in pictures
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he could paint the lightest light and the darkest dark
Related Words: ness
light (n):
merriment expressed by a brightness or gleam or animation of countenance
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he had a sparkle in his eye.
there's a perpetual twinkle in his eyes

Related Words: sparkletwinkle
light (n):
the quality of being luminous; emitting or reflecting light
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its luminosity is measured relative to that of our sun
Related Words: brightnessluminosityluminousness
light (n):
public awareness
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it brought the scandal to light
light (n):
mental understanding as an enlightening experience
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he finally saw the light.
can you shed light on this problem?
light (n):
a particular perspective or aspect of a situation
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although he saw it in a different light, he still did not understand
light (n):
a visual warning signal
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they saw the light of the beacon.
there was a light at every corner
light (n):
an illuminated area
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he stepped into the light
light (n):
a divine presence believed by Quakers to enlighten and guide the soul
light (n):
a person regarded very fondly
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the light of my life
light (n):
(physics) electromagnetic radiation that can produce a visual sensation
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the light was filtered through a soft glass window
light (n):
having abundant light or illumination
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they played as long as it was light.
as long as the lighting was good
light (n):
a condition of spiritual awareness; divine illumination
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follow God's light
light (v):
make lighter or brighter
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This lamp lightens the room a bit
Related Words: illuminate
light (v):
begin to smoke
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After the meal, some of the diners lit up
light (v):
to come to rest, settle
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Misfortune lighted upon him
light (v):
alight from (a horse)
Related Word: dismount
light (v):
fall to somebody by assignment or lot
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The task fell to me.
It fell to me to notify the parents of the victims
light (v):
cause to start burning; subject to fire or great heat
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Great heat can ignite almost any dry matter.
Light a cigarette

Related Words: ignite
light (a):
characterized by or emitting light
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a room that is light when the shutters are open.
the inside of the house was airy and light
light (s):
casual and unrestrained in sexual behavior
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her easy virtue.
he was told to avoid loose (or light) women.
wanton behavior

Related Words: loosepromiscuoussluttishwanton
light (a):
(used of color) having a relatively small amount of coloring agent
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light blue.
light colors such as pastels.
a light-colored powder
light (s):
weak and likely to lose consciousness
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suddenly felt faint from the pain.
was sick and faint from hunger.
felt light in the head.
a swooning fit.
light-headed with wine.
light-headed from lack of sleep

Related Words: faintheaded
light (s):
(used of soil) loose and large-grained in consistency
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light soil
light (s):
(of sleep) easily disturbed
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in a light doze.
a light sleeper.
a restless wakeful night

Related Word: wakeful
light (s):
demanding little effort; not burdensome
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light housework.
light exercise
light (s):
having relatively few calories
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diet cola.
light (or lite) beer.
lite (or light) mayonnaise.
a low-cal diet
light (s):
easily assimilated in the alimentary canal; not rich or heavily seasoned
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a light diet
light (a):
of comparatively little physical weight or density
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a light load.
magnesium is a light metal--having a specific gravity of 1.74 at 20 degrees C
light (s):
designed for ease of movement or to carry little weight
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light aircraft.
a light truck
light (a):
psychologically light; especially free from sadness or troubles
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a light heart
light (a):
not great in degree or quantity or number
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a light sentence.
a light accent.
casualties were light.
light snow was falling.
light misty rain.
light smoke from the chimney
light (a):
(physics, chemistry) not having atomic weight greater than average
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light water is ordinary water
light (a):
of little intensity or power or force
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the light touch of her fingers.
a light breeze
light (s):
moving easily and quickly; nimble
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the dancer was light and graceful.
a lightsome buoyant step.
walked with a light tripping step

Related Words: some
light (a):
of the military or industry; using (or being) relatively small or light arms or equipment
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light infantry.
light cavalry.
light industry.
light weapons
light (s):
(of sound or color) free from anything that dulls or dims
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efforts to obtain a clean bass in orchestral recordings.
clear laughter like a waterfall.
clear reds and blues.
a light lilting voice like a silver bell

Related Words: clearunclouded
light (s):
silly or trivial
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idle pleasure.
light banter.
light idle chatter
light (s):
intended primarily as entertainment; not serious or profound
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light verse.
a light comedy
light (s):
having little importance
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losing his job was no light matter
light (s):
(used of vowels or syllables) pronounced with little or no stress
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a syllable that ends in a short vowel is a light syllable.
a weak stress on the second syllable
light (s):
less than the correct or legal or full amount often deliberately so
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a light pound.
a scant cup of sugar.
regularly gives short weight

Related Word: scant
light (s):
marked by temperance in indulgence
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abstemious with the use of adverbs.
a light eater.
a light smoker.
ate a light supper

Related Word: abstemious
light (s):
very thin and insubstantial
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thin paper.
light summer dresses
light (r):
with few burdens
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experienced travellers travel light
Related Word: ly
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You pays your money and you takes your chances

ne çıkarsa bahtına
something that you say which means if you do something that involves risk you must accept that you cannot control the result


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