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lights, plural;
  1. Of little weight; easy to lift
    • - they are very light and portable
    • - you're as light as a feather
  2. Deficient in weight, esp. by a specified amount
    • - the sack of potatoes is 5 pounds light
  3. Not strongly or heavily built or constructed; small of its kind
    • - light, impractical clothes
    • - light armor
  4. Carrying or suitable for small loads
    • - light commercial vehicles
  5. Carrying only light armaments
    • - light infantry
  6. (of a vehicle, ship, or aircraft) Traveling unladen or with less than a full load

  7. (of food or a meal) Small in quantity and easy to digest
    • - a light supper
  8. (of a foodstuff) Low in fat, cholesterol, sugar, or other rich ingredients
    • - stick to a light diet
  9. (of drink) Not too sweet or rich in flavor or strongly alcoholic
    • - a glass of light Hungarian wine
  10. (of food, esp. pastry or sponge cake) Fluffy or well aerated during cooking

  11. (of soil) Friable, porous, and workable

  12. (of an isotope) Having not more than the usual mass; (of a compound) containing such an isotope

  13. Relatively low in density, amount, or intensity
    • - passenger traffic was light
    • - light summer breezes
    • - trading was light for most of the day
  14. (of sleep or a sleeper) Easily disturbed

  15. Easily borne or done
    • - he received a relatively light sentence
    • - some light housework
  16. Gentle or delicate
    • - she planted a light kiss on his cheek
    • - my breathing was steady and light
  17. (of a building) Having an appearance suggestive of lightness
    • - the building is lofty and light in its tall nave and choir
  18. (of type) Having thin strokes; not bold

  19. (of entertainment) Requiring little mental effort; not profound or serious
    • - pop is thought of as light entertainment
    • - some light reading
  20. Not serious or solemn
    • - his tone was light
  21. Free from worry or unhappiness; cheerful
    • - I left the island with a light heart
  22. (of a woman) Unchaste; promiscuous

  1. Come upon or discover by chance
    • - he lit on a possible solution
  2. Descend
    • - from the horse he lit down
  3. Fall and settle or land on (a surface)
    • - a feather just lighted on the ground
  1. The natural agent that stimulates sight and makes things visible
    • - the light of the sun
    • - the street lamps shed a faint light into the room
  2. A source of illumination, esp. an electric lamp
    • - a light came on in his room
  3. Decorative illuminations
    • - Christmas lights
  4. A traffic light
    • - turn right at the light
  5. An expression in someone's eyes indicating a particular emotion or mood
    • - a shrewd light entered his eyes
  6. The amount or quality of light in a place
    • - the plant requires good light
    • - in some lights she could look beautiful
  7. Understanding of a problem or mystery; enlightenment
    • - she saw light dawn on the woman's face
  8. Spiritual illumination by divine truth

  9. A person's opinions, standards, and abilities
    • - leaving the police to do the job according to their lights
  10. An area of something that is brighter or paler than its surroundings
    • - sunshine will brighten the natural lights in your hair
  11. A match or lighter that produces a flame or spark

  12. The flame produced
    • - he asked me for a light
  13. A window or opening in a wall to let light in

  14. Any of the perpendicular divisions of a mullioned window

  15. Any of the panes of glass forming the roof or side of a greenhouse or the top of a cold frame

  16. A person notable or eminent in a particular sphere of activity or place
    • - such lights of Liberalism as the historian Goldwin Smith

  1. lightly: with few burdens; "experienced travellers travel light"
  2. (physics) electromagnetic radiation that can produce a visual sensation; "the light was filtered through a soft glass window"
  3. make lighter or brighter; "This lamp lightens the room a bit"
  4. of comparatively little physical weight or density; "a light load"; "magnesium is a light metal--having a specific gravity of 1.74 at 20 degrees C"
  5. (used of color) having a relatively small amount of coloring agent; "light blue"; "light colors such as pastels"; "a light-colored powder"
  6. any device serving as a source of illumination; "he stopped the car and turned off the lights"
  7. Light is electromagnetic radiation of a wavelength that is visible to the human eye (in a range from about 380 or 400 nanometres to about 760 or 780 nm). In physics, the term light sometimes refers to electromagnetic radiation of any wavelength, whether visible or not.
  8. Air is a Japanese visual novel developed by Key which was originally released as an adult game on September 8, 2000 playable on personal computers (PC) as a CD-ROM. Subsequent versions with the adult content removed were sold playable on the PC, Dreamcast, and PlayStation 2. ...
  9. The Light was an automobile built in Detroit, Michigan by the Light Motor Car Company in 1914. The Light was a conventional vehicle with a six-cylinder, 30 hp engine. It came as a touring model selling for $1,250.
  10. Beer has been produced in Scotland for approximately 5,000 years. The Celtic tradition of using bittering herbs remained in Scotland longer than the rest of Europe. ...
  11. , also known as is a fictional character and the protagonist of the manga and anime series Death Note. He is an extremely intelligent, athletic, popular, but bored young man who finds the Death Note dropped by the Shinigami Ryuk by sheer chance. ...
  12. This is a list of villains from the long-running British science fiction television series Doctor Who. For other, related lists, see below.
  13. The natural medium emanating from the sun and other very hot sources (now recognised as electromagnetic radiation with a wavelength of 400-750 nm), within which vision is possible; A source of illumination; Spiritual or mental illumination; enlightenment, useful information; Facts. ...
  14. (lighting) the equipment used to provide illumination; the illumination so provided; the act of activating such equipment, or of igniting a flame etc
  15. (lightness) the condition of being illuminated; the relative whiteness or transparency of a colour; The product of being illuminated
  16. (Lighted (Illuminated)) A receptacle with a face that becomes illuminated when the device is connected to an energized electrical circuit.
  17. (Lighting) terms from music, chemistry, meteorology, measures, weights, seasons, months, days, boats, sailors’ language
  18. (LIGHTING) For their health and condition, parrots need either/or natural outdoor light or supplemental full spectrum lighting in their home habitat.
  19. (LIGHTING) The placement, type, direction, and brightness or dimness of lights used on stage. Often lighting can establish mood, highlight specific characters, actions, or scenes, or serve symbolic purposes.
  20. (LIGHTING) an arrangement of light and its strength, color. In case of anatural light an exact time of the day can be shown. In case of anartificial light it can be placed to exactly match the project or improvised to achive a certain mood
  21. (Lighting (Airport)) On runways, green lights indicate the beginning of the runway for landing, while red lights indicate the end of the runway. Runway edge lighting consists of white lights spaced out on both sides of the runway, indicating the edge. ...
  22. (Lighting) Any furniture such as table lamps, chandeliers, floor lamps or wall lanterns which are made for illuminating a room, patio, or walkway in dark environments or at night.
  23. (Lighting) Can be arranged around the perimeter, underwater and other various ways to create better atmosphere and allow reading in the hot tub.
  24. (Lighting) Caves are naturally dark, so it is necessary to install light, generally electric light. For many years this consisted of light bulbs; modern light systems include halogen and LED lamps. The use of open light sources like candles, torches, kerosene and carbide lamps, is discouraged. ...
  25. (Lighting) Contemporary, Traditional, NCAA