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light (a)
Definition: intended primarily as entertainment
Example: light verse. a light comedy.
Definition: intended primarily as entertainment
Example: light verse. a light comedy.
Definition: intended primarily as entertainment
Example: light verse. a light comedy.
light (v)
Definition: alight from (a horse)
Definition: alight from (a horse)
Definition: alight from (a horse)
light (a)
Definition: easily assimilated in the alimentary canal
Example: a light diet.
Definition: easily assimilated in the alimentary canal
Example: a light diet.
Definition: easily assimilated in the alimentary canal
Example: a light diet.
light (n)
Definition: a particular perspective or aspect of a situation
Example: although he saw it in a different light, he still did not understand.
Definition: a particular perspective or aspect of a situation
Example: although he saw it in a different light, he still did not understand.
Definition: a particular perspective or aspect of a situation
Example: although he saw it in a different light, he still did not understand.
light (v)
Definition: begin to smoke
Example: After the meal, some of the diners lit up.
Definition: begin to smoke
Example: After the meal, some of the diners lit up.
Definition: begin to smoke
Example: After the meal, some of the diners lit up.
light (n)
Definition: mental understanding as an enlightening experience
Example: he finally saw the light. can you shed light on this problem?.
Definition: mental understanding as an enlightening experience
Example: he finally saw the light. can you shed light on this problem?.
Definition: mental understanding as an enlightening experience
Example: he finally saw the light. can you shed light on this problem?.
light (n)
Definition: a person regarded very fondly
Example: the light of my life.
Definition: a person regarded very fondly
Example: the light of my life.
Definition: a person regarded very fondly
Example: the light of my life.
light (a)
Definition: demanding little effort
Example: light housework. light exercise.
Definition: demanding little effort
Example: light housework. light exercise.
Definition: demanding little effort
Example: light housework. light exercise.
light (a)
Definition: (used of vowels or syllables) pronounced with little or no stress
Example: a syllable that ends in a short vowel is a light syllable. a weak stress on the second syllable.
Definition: (used of vowels or syllables) pronounced with little or no stress
Example: a syllable that ends in a short vowel is a light syllable. a weak stress on the second syllable.
Definition: (used of vowels or syllables) pronounced with little or no stress
Example: a syllable that ends in a short vowel is a light syllable. a weak stress on the second syllable.
light (v)
Definition: cause to start burning
Example: Great heat can ignite almost any dry matter. Light a cigarette.
Definition: cause to start burning
Example: Great heat can ignite almost any dry matter. Light a cigarette.
Definition: cause to start burning
Example: Great heat can ignite almost any dry matter. Light a cigarette.
light (n)
Definition: a visual warning signal
Example: they saw the light of the beacon. there was a light at every corner.
Definition: a visual warning signal
Example: they saw the light of the beacon. there was a light at every corner.
Definition: a visual warning signal
Example: they saw the light of the beacon. there was a light at every corner.
light (n)
Definition: the quality of being luminous
Example: its luminosity is measured relative to that of our sun.
Definition: the quality of being luminous
Example: its luminosity is measured relative to that of our sun.
Definition: the quality of being luminous
Example: its luminosity is measured relative to that of our sun.
light (v)
Definition: to come to rest, settle
Example: Misfortune lighted upon him.
Definition: to come to rest, settle
Example: Misfortune lighted upon him.
Definition: to come to rest, settle
Example: Misfortune lighted upon him.
light (a)
Definition: less than the correct or legal or full amount often deliberately so
Example: a light pound. a scant cup of sugar. regularly gives short weight.
Definition: less than the correct or legal or full amount often deliberately so
Example: a light pound. a scant cup of sugar. regularly gives short weight.
Definition: less than the correct or legal or full amount often deliberately so
Example: a light pound. a scant cup of sugar. regularly gives short weight.
light (n)
Definition: public awareness
Example: it brought the scandal to light.
Definition: public awareness
Example: it brought the scandal to light.
Definition: public awareness
Example: it brought the scandal to light.
light (a)
Definition: moving easily and quickly
Example: the dancer was light and graceful. a lightsome buoyant step. walked with a light tripping step.
Definition: moving easily and quickly
Example: the dancer was light and graceful. a lightsome buoyant step. walked with a light tripping step.
Definition: moving easily and quickly
Example: the dancer was light and graceful. a lightsome buoyant step. walked with a light tripping step.
light (n)
Definition: the visual effect of illumination on objects or scenes as created in pictures
Example: he could paint the lightest light and the darkest dark.
Definition: the visual effect of illumination on objects or scenes as created in pictures
Example: he could paint the lightest light and the darkest dark.
Definition: the visual effect of illumination on objects or scenes as created in pictures
Example: he could paint the lightest light and the darkest dark.
light (a)
Definition: of the military or industry
Example: light infantry. light cavalry. light industry. light weapons.
Definition: of the military or industry
Example: light infantry. light cavalry. light industry. light weapons.
Definition: of the military or industry
Example: light infantry. light cavalry. light industry. light weapons.
light (a)
Definition: (of sound or color) free from anything that dulls or dims
Example: 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.
Definition: (of sound or color) free from anything that dulls or dims
Example: 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.
Definition: (of sound or color) free from anything that dulls or dims
Example: 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 (a)
Definition: (physics, chemistry) not having atomic weight greater than average
Example: light water is ordinary water.
Definition: (physics, chemistry) not having atomic weight greater than average
Example: light water is ordinary water.
Definition: (physics, chemistry) not having atomic weight greater than average
Example: light water is ordinary water.
light (a)
Definition: (of sleep) easily disturbed
Example: in a light doze. a light sleeper. a restless wakeful night.
Definition: (of sleep) easily disturbed
Example: in a light doze. a light sleeper. a restless wakeful night.
Definition: (of sleep) easily disturbed
Example: in a light doze. a light sleeper. a restless wakeful night.
light (n)
Definition: merriment expressed by a brightness or gleam or animation of countenance
Example: he had a sparkle in his eye. there's a perpetual twinkle in his eyes.
Definition: merriment expressed by a brightness or gleam or animation of countenance
Example: he had a sparkle in his eye. there's a perpetual twinkle in his eyes.
Definition: merriment expressed by a brightness or gleam or animation of countenance
Example: he had a sparkle in his eye. there's a perpetual twinkle in his eyes.
light (v)
Definition: fall to somebody by assignment or lot
Example: The task fell to me. It fell to me to notify the parents of the victims.
Definition: fall to somebody by assignment or lot
Example: The task fell to me. It fell to me to notify the parents of the victims.
Definition: fall to somebody by assignment or lot
Example: The task fell to me. It fell to me to notify the parents of the victims.
light (a)
Definition: very thin and insubstantial
Example: thin paper. light summer dresses.
Definition: very thin and insubstantial
Example: thin paper. light summer dresses.
Definition: very thin and insubstantial
Example: thin paper. light summer dresses.
light (v)
Definition: make lighter or brighter
Example: This lamp lightens the room a bit.
Definition: make lighter or brighter
Example: This lamp lightens the room a bit.
Definition: make lighter or brighter
Example: This lamp lightens the room a bit.
light (r)
Definition: with few burdens
Example: experienced travellers travel light.
Definition: with few burdens
Example: experienced travellers travel light.
Definition: with few burdens
Example: experienced travellers travel light.
light (a)
Definition: psychologically light
Example: a light heart.
Definition: psychologically light
Example: a light heart.
Definition: psychologically light
Example: a light heart.
light (a)
Definition: marked by temperance in indulgence
Example: abstemious with the use of adverbs. a light eater. a light smoker. ate a light supper.
Definition: marked by temperance in indulgence
Example: abstemious with the use of adverbs. a light eater. a light smoker. ate a light supper.
Definition: marked by temperance in indulgence
Example: abstemious with the use of adverbs. a light eater. a light smoker. ate a light supper.
light (a)
Definition: characterized by or emitting light
Example: a room that is light when the shutters are open. the inside of the house was airy and light.
Definition: characterized by or emitting light
Example: a room that is light when the shutters are open. the inside of the house was airy and light.
Definition: characterized by or emitting light
Example: a room that is light when the shutters are open. the inside of the house was airy and light.
light (a)
Definition: casual and unrestrained in sexual behavior
Example: her easy virtue. he was told to avoid loose (or light) women. wanton behavior.
Definition: casual and unrestrained in sexual behavior
Example: her easy virtue. he was told to avoid loose (or light) women. wanton behavior.
Definition: casual and unrestrained in sexual behavior
Example: her easy virtue. he was told to avoid loose (or light) women. wanton behavior.
light (n)
Definition: (physics) electromagnetic radiation that can produce a visual sensation
Example: the light was filtered through a soft glass window.
Definition: (physics) electromagnetic radiation that can produce a visual sensation
Example: the light was filtered through a soft glass window.
Definition: (physics) electromagnetic radiation that can produce a visual sensation
Example: the light was filtered through a soft glass window.
light (n)
Definition: an illuminated area
Example: he stepped into the light.
Definition: an illuminated area
Example: he stepped into the light.
Definition: an illuminated area
Example: he stepped into the light.
light (a)
Definition: having little importance
Example: losing his job was no light matter.
Definition: having little importance
Example: losing his job was no light matter.
Definition: having little importance
Example: losing his job was no light matter.
light (a)
Definition: of little intensity or power or force
Example: the light touch of her fingers. a light breeze.
Definition: of little intensity or power or force
Example: the light touch of her fingers. a light breeze.
Definition: of little intensity or power or force
Example: the light touch of her fingers. a light breeze.
light (a)
Definition: of comparatively little physical weight or density
Example: a light load. magnesium is a light metal--having a specific gravity of 1.74 at 20 degrees C.
Definition: of comparatively little physical weight or density
Example: a light load. magnesium is a light metal--having a specific gravity of 1.74 at 20 degrees C.
Definition: of comparatively little physical weight or density
Example: a light load. magnesium is a light metal--having a specific gravity of 1.74 at 20 degrees C.
light (a)
Definition: weak and likely to lose consciousness
Example: 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.
Definition: weak and likely to lose consciousness
Example: 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.
Definition: weak and likely to lose consciousness
Example: 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 (n)
Definition: a device for lighting or igniting fuel or charges or fires
Example: do you have a light?.
Definition: a device for lighting or igniting fuel or charges or fires
Example: do you have a light?.
Definition: a device for lighting or igniting fuel or charges or fires
Example: do you have a light?.
light (n)
Definition: a condition of spiritual awareness
Example: follow God's light.
Definition: a condition of spiritual awareness
Example: follow God's light.
Definition: a condition of spiritual awareness
Example: follow God's light.
light (n)
Definition: a divine presence believed by Quakers to enlighten and guide the soul
Definition: a divine presence believed by Quakers to enlighten and guide the soul
Definition: a divine presence believed by Quakers to enlighten and guide the soul
light (a)
Definition: not great in degree or quantity or number
Example: a light sentence. a light accent. casualties were light. light snow was falling. light misty rain. light smoke from the chimney.
Definition: not great in degree or quantity or number
Example: a light sentence. a light accent. casualties were light. light snow was falling. light misty rain. light smoke from the chimney.
Definition: not great in degree or quantity or number
Example: a light sentence. a light accent. casualties were light. light snow was falling. light misty rain. light smoke from the chimney.
light (n)
Definition: any device serving as a source of illumination
Example: he stopped the car and turned off the lights.
Definition: any device serving as a source of illumination
Example: he stopped the car and turned off the lights.
Definition: any device serving as a source of illumination
Example: he stopped the car and turned off the lights.
light (n)
Definition: having abundant light or illumination
Example: they played as long as it was light. as long as the lighting was good.
Definition: having abundant light or illumination
Example: they played as long as it was light. as long as the lighting was good.
Definition: having abundant light or illumination
Example: they played as long as it was light. as long as the lighting was good.
light (a)
Definition: designed for ease of movement or to carry little weight
Example: light aircraft. a light truck.
Definition: designed for ease of movement or to carry little weight
Example: light aircraft. a light truck.
Definition: designed for ease of movement or to carry little weight
Example: light aircraft. a light truck.
light (a)
Definition: (used of soil) loose and large-grained in consistency
Example: light soil.
Definition: (used of soil) loose and large-grained in consistency
Example: light soil.
Definition: (used of soil) loose and large-grained in consistency
Example: light soil.
light (a)
Definition: (used of color) having a relatively small amount of coloring agent
Example: light blue. light colors such as pastels. a light-colored powder.
Definition: (used of color) having a relatively small amount of coloring agent
Example: light blue. light colors such as pastels. a light-colored powder.
Definition: (used of color) having a relatively small amount of coloring agent
Example: light blue. light colors such as pastels. a light-colored powder.
light (a)
Definition: having relatively few calories
Example: diet cola. light (or lite) beer. lite (or light) mayonnaise. a low-cal diet.
Definition: having relatively few calories
Example: diet cola. light (or lite) beer. lite (or light) mayonnaise. a low-cal diet.
Definition: having relatively few calories
Example: diet cola. light (or lite) beer. lite (or light) mayonnaise. a low-cal diet.
light (a)
Definition: silly or trivial
Example: idle pleasure. light banter. light idle chatter.
Definition: silly or trivial
Example: idle pleasure. light banter. light idle chatter.
Definition: silly or trivial
Example: idle pleasure. light banter. light idle chatter.