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Light 1Definition: That agent, force, or action in nature by the operation of which upon the
organs of sight,
objects are rendered visible or luminous.
Light 2Definition: That which
furnishes, or is a source of, light, as the sun, a star, a candle, a lighthouse,
Light 3Definition: The time during which the light of the sun is visible; day; especially, the dawn of day.
Light 4Definition: The brightness of the eye or
Light 5Definition: The medium through which light is admitted, as a window, or window pane; a skylight; in architecture, one of the
compartments of a window made by a mullion or
Light 6Definition: Life; existence.
Light 7Definition: Open view; a visible state or condition; public observation; publicity.
Light 8Definition: The power of perception by vision.
Light 9Definition: That which
makes clear to the mind; mental or spiritual illumination; enlightenment; knowledge; information.
Light 10Definition: Prosperity; happiness; joy; felicity.
Light 11Definition: The manner in which the light
strikes upon a picture; that part of a picture which
objects upon which the light is supposed to fall; the more illuminated part of a landscape or other scene; opposed to shade.
Light 12Definition: Appearance due to the particular
circumstances presented to view; point of view; as, to state
things fairly and put them in the right light.
Light 13Definition: One who is conspicuous or noteworthy; a model or example; as, the lights of the age or of antiquity.
Light 14Definition: A firework made by filling a case with a substance which
burns brilliantly with a white or colored flame; as, a Bengal light.
Light 15Definition: Having light; not dark or obscure; bright; clear; as, the apartment is light.
Light 16Definition: White or whitish; not intense or very marked; not of a deep shade; moderately colored; as, a light color; a light brown; a light complexion.
Light 17Definition: To set fire to; to cause to burn; to set burning; to ignite; to kindle; as, to light a candle or lamp; to light the gas; sometimes with up.
Light 18Definition: To give light to; to illuminate; to fill with light; to spread over with light; often with up.
Light 19Definition: To attend or conduct with a light; to show the way to by
means of a light.
Light 20Definition: To become ignited; to take fire; as, the match will not light.
Light 21Definition: To be illuminated; to receive light; to brighten; with up; as, the room lights up very well.
Light 22Definition: Having little, or comparatively little, weight; not tending to the center of gravity with force; not heavy.
Light 23Definition: Not burdensome; easy to be lifted, borne, or carried by physical strength; as, a light burden, or load.
Light 24Definition: Easy to be endured or performed; not severe; not difficult; as, a light affliction or task.
Light 25Definition: Easy to be digested; not oppressive to the stomach; as, light food; also, containing little nutriment.
Light 26Definition: Not heavily armed; armed with light
weapons; as, light
troops; a troop of light horse.
Light 27Definition: Not encumbered; unembarrassed; clear of
impediments; hence, active; nimble; swift.
Light 28Definition: Not heavily burdened; not deeply laden; not sufficiently ballasted; as, the ship returned light.
Light 29Definition: Slight; not important; as, a light error.
Light 30Definition: Well leavened; not heavy; as, light bread.
Light 31Definition: Not copious or heavy; not dense; not inconsiderable; as, a light rain; a light snow; light
Light 32Definition: Not strong or violent; moderate; as, a light wind.
Light 33Definition: Not pressing heavily or hard upon; hence, having an easy, graceful manner; delicate; as, a light touch; a light style of execution.
Light 34Definition: Easy to admit influence; inconsiderate; easily influenced by trifling
considerations; unsteady; unsettled; volatile; as, a light, vain person; a light mind.
Light 35Definition: Indulging in, or inclined to, levity; wanting dignity or solemnity; trifling; gay; frivolous; airy; unsubstantial.
Light 36Definition: Not quite sound or normal; somewhat impaired or deranged; dizzy; giddy.
Light 37Definition: Easily bestowed; inconsiderately rendered.
Light 38Definition: Wanton; unchaste; as, a woman of light character.
Light 39Definition: Not of the legal, standard, or usual weight; clipped; diminished; as, light coin.
Light 40Definition: Loose; sandy; easily pulverized; as, a light soil.
Light 41Definition: Lightly; cheaply.
Light 42Definition: To lighten; to ease of a burden; to take off.
Light 43Definition: To dismount; to descend, as from a horse or carriage; to alight; with from, off, on, upon, at, in.
Light 44Definition: To feel light; to be made happy.
Light 45Definition: To descend from flight, and rest, perch, or settle, as a bird or insect.
Light 46Definition: To come down
suddenly and forcibly; to fall; with on or upon.
Light 47Definition: To come by chance; to happen; with on or upon; formerly with into.
light 48Definition: any device serving as a source of illumination; "he stopped the car and turned off the lights"
light 49Definition: a device for lighting or igniting fuel or
fires; "do you have a
light 50Definition: the visual effect of illumination on
scenes as created in
pictures; "he could paint the
lightest light and the
light 51Definition: brightness and animation of countenance; "he had a sparkle in his eye"
light 52Definition: the quality of being luminous; emitting or reflecting light; "its luminosity is measured relative to that of our sun"
light 53Definition: public awareness; "it brought the scandal to light"
light 54Definition: mental understanding as an enlightening experience; "he finally saw the light"; "can you shed light on this
light 55Definition: a particular perspective or aspect of a situation; "although he saw it in a different light, he still did not understand"
light 56Definition: a visual warning signal; "they saw the light of the beacon"; "there was a light at every corner"
light 57Definition: an illuminated area; "he stepped into the light"
Light 58Definition: a divine presence believed by Quakers to enlighten and guide the soul
light 59Definition: a person regarded very fondly; "the light of my life"
light 60Definition: (physics) electromagnetic radiation that can produce a visual sensation; "the light was filtered through a soft glass window"
light 61Definition: having abundant light or illumination; "they played as long as it was light"; "as long as the lighting was good"
light 62Definition: a condition of spiritual awareness; divine illumination; "follow
light 63Definition: make lighter or
brighter; "This lamp
lightens the room a bit"
light 64Definition: begin to smoke; "After the meal, some of the
diners lit up"
light 65Definition: get off (a horse)
light 66Definition: to come to rest, settle; "Misfortune lighted upon him"
light 67Definition: fall to somebody by assignment or lot; "The task fell to me"; "It fell to me to notify the
parents of the
light 68Definition: cause to start burning; subject to fire or great heat; "Great heat can ignite almost any dry matter"; "Light a cigarette"
light 69Definition: characterized by or emitting light; "a room that is light when the
shutters are open"; "the inside of the house was airy and light"
light 70Definition: casual and unrestrained in sexual behavior; "her easy virtue"; "he was told to avoid loose (or light) women"; "wanton behavior"
light 71Definition: (used of color) having a relatively small amount of coloring agent; "light blue"; "light colors such as
light 72Definition: (used of soil) loose and
large-grained in consistency; "light sandy soil"
light 73Definition: (of sleep) easily disturbed; "in a light doze"; "a light sleeper"; "a restless wakeful night"
light 74Definition: demanding little effort; not burdensome; "light housework"; "light exercise"
light 75Definition: having relatively few
calories; "diet cola"; "light (or lite) beer"; "lite (or light) mayonnaise"; "a
light 76Definition: easily assimilated in the alimentary canal; not rich or heavily seasoned; "a light diet"
light 77Definition: of comparatively little physical weight or density; "a light load"; "magnesium is a light
metal--having a specific gravity of at
light 78Definition: designed for ease of movement or to carry little weight; "light aircraft"; "a light truck"
light 79Definition: psychologically light; especially free from sadness or
troubles; "a light heart"
light 80Definition: not great in degree or quantity or number; "a light sentence"; "a light accent"; "casualties were light"; "light snow was falling"; "light misty rain"; "light smoke from the chimney"
light 81Definition: (physics, chemistry) not having atomic weight greater than average; "light water is ordinary water"
light 82Definition: of little intensity or power or force; "the light touch of her
fingers"; "a light breeze"
light 83Definition: moving easily and quickly; nimble; "the dancer was light and graceful"; "a lightsome buoyant step"; "walked with a light tripping step"
light 84Definition: of the military or industry; using (or being) relatively small or light arms or equipment; "light infantry"; "light cavalry"; "light industry"; "light
light 85Definition: having a spongy or flaky texture;
well-leavened; "light pastries"
light 86Definition: (of sound or color) free from anything that
dims; "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"
light 87Definition: silly or trivial; "idle pleasure"; "light banter"; "light idle chatter"
light 88Definition: intended primarily as entertainment; not serious or profound; "light verse"; "a light comedy"
light 89Definition: having little importance; "losing his job was no light matter"
light 90Definition: used of
syllables; pronounced with little or no stress; "a syllable that
ends in a short vowel is a light syllable"; "a weak stress on the second syllable"
light 91Definition: less than the correct or legal or full amount often deliberately so; "a light pound"; "a scant cup of sugar"; "regularly gives short weight"
light 92Definition: very thin and insubstantial; "thin paper"; "flimsy voile"; "light summer
light 93Definition: weak and likely to lose consciousness; "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"
light 94Definition: with few
travellers travel light"