light light  /ˈlaɪt/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) (physics) electromagnetic radiation that can produce a visual sensation
  2. (n) any device serving as a source of illumination
  3. (n) a particular perspective or aspect of a situation
  4. (n) the quality of being luminous; emitting or reflecting light
  5. (n) an illuminated area
  6. (n) a condition of spiritual awareness; divine illumination
  7. (n) the visual effect of illumination on objects or scenes as created in pictures
  8. (n) a person regarded very fondly
  9. (n) having abundant light or illumination
  10. (n) mental understanding as an enlightening experience
  11. (n) merriment expressed by a brightness or gleam or animation of countenance
  12. (n) public awareness
  13. (n) a divine presence believed by Quakers to enlighten and guide the soul
  14. (n) a visual warning signal
  15. (n) a device for lighting or igniting fuel or charges or fires
  16. (v) make lighter or brighter
  17. (v) begin to smoke
  18. (v) to come to rest, settle
  19. (v) cause to start burning; subject to fire or great heat
  20. (v) fall to somebody by assignment or lot
  21. (v) alight from (a horse)
  22. (adj) of comparatively little physical weight or density
  23. (adj) (used of color) having a relatively small amount of coloring agent
  24. (adj) of the military or industry; using (or being) relatively small or light arms or equipment
  25. (adj) not great in degree or quantity or number
  26. (adj) psychologically light; especially free from sadness or troubles
  27. (adj) characterized by or emitting light
  28. (adj) (used of vowels or syllables) pronounced with little or no stress
  29. (adj) easily assimilated in the alimentary canal; not rich or heavily seasoned
  30. (adj) (used of soil) loose and large-grained in consistency
  31. (adj) (of sound or color) free from anything that dulls or dims
  32. (adj) moving easily and quickly; nimble
  33. (adj) demanding little effort; not burdensome
  34. (adj) of little intensity or power or force
  35. (adj) (physics, chemistry) not having atomic weight greater than average
  36. (adj) weak and likely to lose consciousness
  37. (adj) very thin and insubstantial
  38. (adj) marked by temperance in indulgence
  39. (adj) less than the correct or legal or full amount often deliberately so
  40. (adj) having little importance
  41. (adj) intended primarily as entertainment; not serious or profound
  42. (adj) silly or trivial
  43. (adj) designed for ease of movement or to carry little weight
  44. (adj) having relatively few calories
  45. (adj) (of sleep) easily disturbed
  46. (adj) casual and unrestrained in sexual behavior
  47. (adv) with few burdens

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Usage(s):

  1. Cities can save energyand moneyby illuminating public spaces with LEDs, or light-emitting diodes.
  2. Charged with the Red Light Bandit crimes as well as the clothing-store robbery, Chessman insisted on acting as his own defense counsel.
  3. For an artist with a reputation for lofty concepts, ethereal soundscapes and evanescent light shows, Brian Eno's west London studio is a place of reassuring solids.

News

  1. Research and Markets: Light Electric Vehicles, Mobility Vehicles, E-Motorcycles and Micro-EVs (Quadricycles) 2013-2023

    Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Light Electric Vehicles, Mobility Vehicles, E-Motorcycles
    on July 1, 2013     Source: Business Wire via Yahoo! Finance

  2. Light Rain Showers Give Way To Pleasant Afternoon

    WEST MICHIGAN — Light rain showers are moving across West Michigan this morning. Scattered showers will move southwest and start to dissipate through the late morning and skies will start to clear. Temperatures will warm into the upper 70?s this …
    on June 30, 2013     Source: FOX 17 Grand Rapids

  3. Light heavyweight Seanie Monaghan aims to make his mark in Madison Square Garden

    Light heavyweight Seanie Monaghan (10-0, 7 KOs) will make his first appearance as a professional at the main arena in Madison Square Garden on Saturday night when he fights Santos Martinez (2-2, 2 KOs) in a contest scheduled for six rounds.
    on June 30, 2013     Source: Irish Central

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Quotes

  1. ...white and gold vestments as he spoke to some 15,000 priests, Benedict said the year that was to have celebrated the priesthood had been marred because "the sins of priests came to light, particularly the abuse of the little ones."
    on Jun 11, 2010 By: Pope Benedict XVI Source: Reuters

  2. "In light of these developments, the Federal Reserve will need to consider whether the current stance of policy remains appropriate," said Bernanke, who is regarded as an expert on the Great Depression.
    on Oct 6, 2008 By: Ben Bernanke Source: Reuters

  3. "Based on information that has subsequently come to light, the president has directed the [Justice Department's] pardon attorney not to execute and deliver a grant of clemency to Mr. Toussie," White House Press Secretary Dana Perino said in a...
    on Dec 24, 2008 By: Dana Perino Source: CNN

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