light

All Noun Adjective
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  • During the night no lights are allowed and no one is allowed to move about.
  • Just then, they see the lights of a police car coming to the house.
  • If the red and green lights are on together, the wall will look yellow.
  • The music was turned off and the main lights were turned on.
  • The region is described as without the sun and yet very much lighted.
  • To the west of this are two single-light square-headed windows.
  • These would be lit in the morning and put out after the evening service.
  • There are no permanent stop lights in the town, much less the county.
  • Men from the power company worked all night to get lights back into the main part of town.
  • Two light field pieces are coming to your support. Cited from The Littlest Rebel, by Edward Peple
  • It has a central well open to the sky that could be used as a light anti-aircraft position.
  • It was sometimes used as a light anti-aircraft gun during the war in the Pacific.
  • It was sometimes used as a light anti-aircraft gun during the Pacific War.
  • This made the object appear invisible in the red and blue green light range.
  • The northern lights have had a number of names throughout history.
  • This involved the replacement of her light anti-aircraft guns with more modern weapons.
  • They also are a point source of light.
  • One or two light field pieces could, at the most, be taken with the column. Cited from On the Irrawaddy, by G. A. Henty
  • Those who met him went away ready to back his lightest word. Cited from Little Journeys To The Homes Of English Authors, by Elbert Hubbard
  • Her hair and eyes were light yellow-brown, and the former had a natural wave in it. Cited from The Woman With The Fan, by Robert Hichens
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Meaning of light

  • noun (physics) electromagnetic radiation that can produce a visual sensation
    the light was filtered through a soft glass window
  • noun Any device serving as a source of illumination
    he stopped the car and turned off the lights
  • noun A particular perspective or aspect of a situation
    although he saw it in a different light, he still did not understand
  • noun An illuminated area
    he stepped into the light
  • noun A condition of spiritual awareness; divine illumination
    follow God's light
  • noun The visual effect of illumination on objects or scenes as created in pictures
    he could paint the lightest light and the darkest dark
  • noun A person regarded very fondly
    the light of my life
  • noun Having abundant light or illumination
    they played as long as it was light, as long as the lighting was good
  • noun Mental understanding as an enlightening experience
    he finally saw the light, can you shed light on this problem?
  • noun Public awareness
    it brought the scandal to light
  • noun A visual warning signal
    they saw the light of the beacon, there was a light at every corner
  • verb Make lighter or brighter
    This lamp lightens the room a bit
  • adjective 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
  • adjective (used of color) having a relatively small amount of coloring agent
    light blue, light colors such as pastels, a light-colored powder
  • adjective Of the military or industry; using (or being) relatively small or light arms or equipment
    light infantry, light cavalry, light industry, light weapons
  • adjective 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
  • adjective Psychologically light; especially free from sadness or troubles
    a light heart
  • adjective Characterized by or emitting light
    a room that is light when the shutters are open, the inside of the house was airy and light
  • adjective Of little intensity or power or force
    the light touch of her fingers, a light breeze
  • adjective (physics, chemistry) not having atomic weight greater than average
    light water is ordinary water