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light

lights

Substantiv
light
  • "Do you have a light?"
  • "do you have a light?"
(physics) electromagnetic radiation that can produce a visual sensation
  • "the light was filtered through a soft glass window"

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any device serving as a source of visible light
  • "he stopped the car and turned off the lights"

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a particular perspective or aspect of a situation
  • "although he saw it in a different light, he still did not understand"
an illuminated area
  • "he stepped into the light"
a condition of spiritual awareness; divine illumination
  • "follow God's light"

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

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a person regarded very fondly
  • "the light of my life"
having abundant light or illumination: "they played as long as it was light" or "as long as the lighting was good"

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

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public awareness
  • "it brought the scandal to light"
a visual warning signal
  • "there was a light at every corner"
  • "they saw the light of the beacon"

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light

light

lights

lit

lit

lighting

Verb
Vanligast ALLMÄNT
  • "Light a cigarette"
Vanlig

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Mindre vanlig
brinnande
  • "The sky was alight with hundreds of fireworks."

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göra någonting ljusare
  • "A bright light"
  • "This lamp lightens the room a bit"

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sätta eld på någonting
  • "The fuel spontaneously ignites because of the high temperature and pressure"

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light

lighter

lightest

Adjektiv
  • "light banter"
  • "a light smoker"
  • "light-headed from lack of sleep"
  • "light summer dresses"
  • "light sandy soil"
  • "felt light in the head"
  • "he was told to avoid loose (or light) women"
  • "light-headed with wine"
  • "a syllable that ends in a short vowel is a light syllable"
  • "ate a light supper"
  • "light idle chatter"
  • "a light eater"
  • "a light lilting voice like a silver bell"

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of comparatively little physical weight or density
  • "magnesium is a light metal--having a specific gravity of 1.74 at 20 degrees C"
  • "a light load"
(used of color) having a relatively small amount of coloring agent
  • "light colors such as pastels"
  • "light blue"
of the military or industry; using (or being) relatively small or light arms or equipment
  • "light cavalry"
  • "light industry"
  • "light weapons"
  • "light infantry"
not great in degree or quantity or number
  • "light smoke from the chimney"
  • "light misty rain"
  • "light snow was falling"
  • "casualties were light"
  • "a light sentence"
  • "a light accent"
psychologically light; especially free from sadness or troubles
  • "a light heart"
characterized by or emitting light
  • "the inside of the house was airy and light"
  • "a room that is light when the shutters are open"

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

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

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demanding little effort; not burdensome
  • "light housework"
  • "light exercise"
of little intensity or power or force
  • "the light touch of her fingers"
  • "a light breeze"
(physics, chemistry) not having atomic weight greater than average
  • "light water is ordinary water"

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less than the correct or legal or full amount often deliberately so
  • "a light pound"

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having little importance
  • "losing his job was no light matter"
intended primarily as entertainment; not serious or profound
  • "a light comedy"
  • "light verse"

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having a spongy or flaky texture; well-leavened
  • "light pastries"
designed for ease of movement or to carry little weight
  • "light aircraft"
  • "a light truck"

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(of sleep) easily disturbed
  • "a light sleeper"
  • "in a light doze"

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light

Adverb
  • "experienced travellers travel light"

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