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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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