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Light 1

Definition: That agent, force, or action in nature by the operation of which upon the organs of sight, objects are rendered visible or luminous.

Light 2

Definition: That which furnishes, or is a source of, light, as the sun, a star, a candle, a lighthouse, etc.

Light 3

Definition: The time during which the light of the sun is visible; day; especially, the dawn of day.

Light 4

Definition: The brightness of the eye or eyes.

Light 5

Definition: 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 mullions.

Light 6

Definition: Life; existence.

Light 7

Definition: Open view; a visible state or condition; public observation; publicity.

Light 8

Definition: The power of perception by vision.

Light 9

Definition: That which illumines or makes clear to the mind; mental or spiritual illumination; enlightenment; knowledge; information.

Light 10

Definition: Prosperity; happiness; joy; felicity.

Light 11

Definition: The manner in which the light strikes upon a picture; that part of a picture which represents those objects upon which the light is supposed to fall; the more illuminated part of a landscape or other scene; opposed to shade. Cf. Chiaroscuro.

Light 12

Definition: Appearance due to the particular facts and circumstances presented to view; point of view; as, to state things fairly and put them in the right light.

Light 13

Definition: One who is conspicuous or noteworthy; a model or example; as, the lights of the age or of antiquity.

Light 14

Definition: A firework made by filling a case with a substance which burns brilliantly with a white or colored flame; as, a Bengal light.

Light 15

Definition: Having light; not dark or obscure; bright; clear; as, the apartment is light.

Light 16

Definition: 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 17

Definition: 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 18

Definition: To give light to; to illuminate; to fill with light; to spread over with light; often with up.

Light 19

Definition: To attend or conduct with a light; to show the way to by means of a light.

Light 20

Definition: To become ignited; to take fire; as, the match will not light.

Light 21

Definition: To be illuminated; to receive light; to brighten; with up; as, the room lights up very well.

Light 22

Definition: Having little, or comparatively little, weight; not tending to the center of gravity with force; not heavy.

Light 23

Definition: Not burdensome; easy to be lifted, borne, or carried by physical strength; as, a light burden, or load.

Light 24

Definition: Easy to be endured or performed; not severe; not difficult; as, a light affliction or task.

Light 25

Definition: Easy to be digested; not oppressive to the stomach; as, light food; also, containing little nutriment.

Light 26

Definition: Not heavily armed; armed with light weapons; as, light troops; a troop of light horse.

Light 27

Definition: Not encumbered; unembarrassed; clear of impediments; hence, active; nimble; swift.

Light 28

Definition: Not heavily burdened; not deeply laden; not sufficiently ballasted; as, the ship returned light.

Light 29

Definition: Slight; not important; as, a light error.

Light 30

Definition: Well leavened; not heavy; as, light bread.

Light 31

Definition: Not copious or heavy; not dense; not inconsiderable; as, a light rain; a light snow; light vapors.

Light 32

Definition: Not strong or violent; moderate; as, a light wind.

Light 33

Definition: Not pressing heavily or hard upon; hence, having an easy, graceful manner; delicate; as, a light touch; a light style of execution.

Light 34

Definition: Easy to admit influence; inconsiderate; easily influenced by trifling considerations; unsteady; unsettled; volatile; as, a light, vain person; a light mind.

Light 35

Definition: Indulging in, or inclined to, levity; wanting dignity or solemnity; trifling; gay; frivolous; airy; unsubstantial.

Light 36

Definition: Not quite sound or normal; somewhat impaired or deranged; dizzy; giddy.

Light 37

Definition: Easily bestowed; inconsiderately rendered.

Light 38

Definition: Wanton; unchaste; as, a woman of light character.

Light 39

Definition: Not of the legal, standard, or usual weight; clipped; diminished; as, light coin.

Light 40

Definition: Loose; sandy; easily pulverized; as, a light soil.

Light 41

Definition: Lightly; cheaply.

Light 42

Definition: To lighten; to ease of a burden; to take off.

Light 43

Definition: To dismount; to descend, as from a horse or carriage; to alight; with from, off, on, upon, at, in.

Light 44

Definition: To feel light; to be made happy.

Light 45

Definition: To descend from flight, and rest, perch, or settle, as a bird or insect.

Light 46

Definition: To come down suddenly and forcibly; to fall; with on or upon.

Light 47

Definition: To come by chance; to happen; with on or upon; formerly with into.

light 48

Definition: any device serving as a source of illumination; "he stopped the car and turned off the lights"

light 49

Definition: a device for lighting or igniting fuel or charges or fires; "do you have a light?"

light 50

Definition: the visual effect of illumination on objects or scenes as created in pictures; "he could paint the lightest light and the darkest dark"

light 51

Definition: brightness and animation of countenance; "he had a sparkle in his eye"

light 52

Definition: the quality of being luminous; emitting or reflecting light; "its luminosity is measured relative to that of our sun"

light 53

Definition: public awareness; "it brought the scandal to light"

light 54

Definition: mental understanding as an enlightening experience; "he finally saw the light"; "can you shed light on this problem?"

light 55

Definition: a particular perspective or aspect of a situation; "although he saw it in a different light, he still did not understand"

light 56

Definition: a visual warning signal; "they saw the light of the beacon"; "there was a light at every corner"

light 57

Definition: an illuminated area; "he stepped into the light"

Light 58

Definition: a divine presence believed by Quakers to enlighten and guide the soul

light 59

Definition: a person regarded very fondly; "the light of my life"

light 60

Definition: (physics) electromagnetic radiation that can produce a visual sensation; "the light was filtered through a soft glass window"

light 61

Definition: having abundant light or illumination; "they played as long as it was light"; "as long as the lighting was good"

light 62

Definition: a condition of spiritual awareness; divine illumination; "follow God''s light"

light 63

Definition: make lighter or brighter; "This lamp lightens the room a bit"

light 64

Definition: begin to smoke; "After the meal, some of the diners lit up"

light 65

Definition: get off (a horse)

light 66

Definition: to come to rest, settle; "Misfortune lighted upon him"

light 67

Definition: fall to somebody by assignment or lot; "The task fell to me"; "It fell to me to notify the parents of the victims"

light 68

Definition: cause to start burning; subject to fire or great heat; "Great heat can ignite almost any dry matter"; "Light a cigarette"

light 69

Definition: 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 70

Definition: casual and unrestrained in sexual behavior; "her easy virtue"; "he was told to avoid loose (or light) women"; "wanton behavior"

light 71

Definition: (used of color) having a relatively small amount of coloring agent; "light blue"; "light colors such as pastels"; "a light-colored powder"

light 72

Definition: (used of soil) loose and large-grained in consistency; "light sandy soil"

light 73

Definition: (of sleep) easily disturbed; "in a light doze"; "a light sleeper"; "a restless wakeful night"

light 74

Definition: demanding little effort; not burdensome; "light housework"; "light exercise"

light 75

Definition: having relatively few calories; "diet cola"; "light (or lite) beer"; "lite (or light) mayonnaise"; "a low-cal diet"

light 76

Definition: easily assimilated in the alimentary canal; not rich or heavily seasoned; "a light diet"

light 77

Definition: of comparatively little physical weight or density; "a light load"; "magnesium is a light metal--having a specific gravity of at degrees C"

light 78

Definition: designed for ease of movement or to carry little weight; "light aircraft"; "a light truck"

light 79

Definition: psychologically light; especially free from sadness or troubles; "a light heart"

light 80

Definition: 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 81

Definition: (physics, chemistry) not having atomic weight greater than average; "light water is ordinary water"

light 82

Definition: of little intensity or power or force; "the light touch of her fingers"; "a light breeze"

light 83

Definition: moving easily and quickly; nimble; "the dancer was light and graceful"; "a lightsome buoyant step"; "walked with a light tripping step"

light 84

Definition: of the military or industry; using (or being) relatively small or light arms or equipment; "light infantry"; "light cavalry"; "light industry"; "light weapons"

light 85

Definition: having a spongy or flaky texture; well-leavened; "light pastries"

light 86

Definition: (of sound or color) free from anything that dulls or 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 87

Definition: silly or trivial; "idle pleasure"; "light banter"; "light idle chatter"

light 88

Definition: intended primarily as entertainment; not serious or profound; "light verse"; "a light comedy"

light 89

Definition: having little importance; "losing his job was no light matter"

light 90

Definition: used of vowels or 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 91

Definition: 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 92

Definition: very thin and insubstantial; "thin paper"; "flimsy voile"; "light summer dresses"

light 93

Definition: 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 94

Definition: with few burdens; "experienced travellers travel light"


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