Definitions of light

The word light uses 5 letters:ghilt.

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n. - That agent, force, or action in nature by the operation of which upon the organs of sight, objects are rendered visible or luminous. 2

n. - That which furnishes, or is a source of, light, as the sun, a star, a candle, a lighthouse, etc. 2

n. - The time during which the light of the sun is visible; day; especially, the dawn of day. 2

n. - The brightness of the eye or eyes. 2

n. - The medium through which light is admitted, as a window, or window pane; a skylight; in architecture, one of the compartments of a window made by a mullion or mullions. 2

n. - Life; existence. 2

n. - Open view; a visible state or condition; public observation; publicity. 2

n. - The power of perception by vision. 2

n. - That which illumines or makes clear to the mind; mental or spiritual illumination; enlightenment; knowledge; information. 2

n. - Prosperity; happiness; joy; felicity. 2

n. - The manner in which the light strikes upon a picture; that part of a picture which represents those objects upon which the light is supposed to fall; the more illuminated part of a landscape or other scene; -- opposed to shade. Cf. Chiaroscuro. 2

n. - Appearance due to the particular facts and circumstances presented to view; point of view; as, to state things fairly and put them in the right light. 2

n. - One who is conspicuous or noteworthy; a model or example; as, the lights of the age or of antiquity. 2

n. - A firework made by filling a case with a substance which burns brilliantly with a white or colored flame; as, a Bengal light. 2

superl - Having light; not dark or obscure; bright; clear; as, the apartment is light. 2

superl - White or whitish; not intense or very marked; not of a deep shade; moderately colored; as, a light color; a light brown; a light complexion. 2

n. - To set fire to; to cause to burn; to set burning; to ignite; to kindle; as, to light a candle or lamp; to light the gas; -- sometimes with up. 2

n. - To give light to; to illuminate; to fill with light; to spread over with light; -- often with up. 2

n. - To attend or conduct with a light; to show the way to by means of a light. 2

v. i. - To become ignited; to take fire; as, the match will not light. 2

v. i. - To be illuminated; to receive light; to brighten; -- with up; as, the room lights up very well. 2

superl. - Having little, or comparatively little, weight; not tending to the center of gravity with force; not heavy. 2

superl. - Not burdensome; easy to be lifted, borne, or carried by physical strength; as, a light burden, or load. 2

superl. - Easy to be endured or performed; not severe; not difficult; as, a light affliction or task. 2

superl. - Easy to be digested; not oppressive to the stomach; as, light food; also, containing little nutriment. 2

superl. - Not heavily armed; armed with light weapons; as, light troops; a troop of light horse. 2

superl. - Not encumbered; unembarrassed; clear of impediments; hence, active; nimble; swift. 2

superl. - Not heavily burdened; not deeply laden; not sufficiently ballasted; as, the ship returned light. 2

superl. - Slight; not important; as, a light error. 2

superl. - Well leavened; not heavy; as, light bread. 2

superl. - Not copious or heavy; not dense; not inconsiderable; as, a light rain; a light snow; light vapors. 2

superl. - Not strong or violent; moderate; as, a light wind. 2

superl. - Not pressing heavily or hard upon; hence, having an easy, graceful manner; delicate; as, a light touch; a light style of execution. 2

superl. - Easy to admit influence; inconsiderate; easily influenced by trifling considerations; unsteady; unsettled; volatile; as, a light, vain person; a light mind. 2

superl. - Indulging in, or inclined to, levity; wanting dignity or solemnity; trifling; gay; frivolous; airy; unsubstantial. 2

superl. - Not quite sound or normal; somewhat impaired or deranged; dizzy; giddy. 2

superl. - Easily bestowed; inconsiderately rendered. 2

superl. - Wanton; unchaste; as, a woman of light character. 2

superl. - Not of the legal, standard, or usual weight; clipped; diminished; as, light coin. 2

superl. - Loose; sandy; easily pulverized; as, a light soil. 2

adv. - Lightly; cheaply. 2

v. t. - To lighten; to ease of a burden; to take off. 2

v. i. - To dismount; to descend, as from a horse or carriage; to alight; -- with from, off, on, upon, at, in. 2

v. i. - To feel light; to be made happy. 2

v. i. - To descend from flight, and rest, perch, or settle, as a bird or insect. 2

v. i. - To come down suddenly and forcibly; to fall; -- with on or upon. 2

v. i. - To come by chance; to happen; -- with on or upon; formerly with into. 2

- A small incandescent telltale lamp on a dynamo or battery circuit to show approximately by its brightness the voltage of the current. 2


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