Definitions for "light"
That agent, force, or action in nature by the operation of which upon the organs of sight, objects are rendered visible or luminous.
The time during which the light of the sun is visible; day; especially, the dawn of day.
The brightness of the eye or eyes.
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.
Easy to admit influence; inconsiderate; easily influenced by trifling considerations; unsteady; unsettled; volatile; as, a light, vain person; a light mind.
Easily bestowed; inconsiderately rendered.
Keywords:  flaky, leavened, lacking, poor, depth
Well leavened; not heavy; as, light bread.
(1) lacking in values; minimum;(slang) shy of the contract. [Two light = down two.];(3) based on relatively low requirements. [Light openings require less strength than sound openings.
Lacking strength and depth of color or light in weight of poor density and sometimes flaky.
Usually used of a wine that is light in alcohol. Also refers to the texture - how it feels in the mouth. A good thing in some wines; not in others.
The opposite of heavy. A wine without much tannin in the balance. The wine may still be complex, and full of flavor. Such wines are often enjoyable young, but rarely age. Uncharacteristically there is a legal meaning for Light Wines in the US. They must be less than 14% alcohol. This is the same alcohol limit for all table wines in the US, making the legal definition of Light Wine somewhat redundant.
In America it has to do with caloric intake, in England and Australia it has to do with lower alcohol. Word or Phrase Meaning
Not burdensome; easy to be lifted, borne, or carried by physical strength; as, a light burden, or load.
Not heavily armed; armed with light weapons; as, light troops; a troop of light horse.
Not heavily burdened; not deeply laden; not sufficiently ballasted; as, the ship returned light.
That which illumines or makes clear to the mind; mental or spiritual illumination; enlightenment; knowledge; information.
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.
To give light to; to illuminate; to fill with light; to spread over with light; -- often with up.
Indulging in, or inclined to, levity; wanting dignity or solemnity; trifling; gay; frivolous; airy; unsubstantial.
characterized by or emitting light; "a room that is light when the shutters are open"; "the inside of the house was airy and light"
marked by temperance in indulgence; "abstemious meals"; "a light eater"; "a light smoker"; "ate a light supper"
Wanton; unchaste; as, a woman of light character.
Loose; sandy; easily pulverized; as, a light soil.
(used of soil) loose and large-grained in consistency; "light sandy soil"
That which furnishes, or is a source of, light, as the sun, a star, a candle, a lighthouse, etc.
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.
To become ignited; to take fire; as, the match will not light.
Spiritual light is the energy of God, the potential of the Christ. As the personification of Spirit, the term "light" can be used synonymously with the terms "God" and "Christ."
the Universal Light is a pure white sparkling light and it's the most powerful force in the entire universe - our spirits are on a journey to return to the perfect harmony of the Light - the Light is used for healing and for spiritual fighting against negative beings
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Keywords:  album, kmfdm, rousing, harper, angst
an album you have to own
an extraordinary album that begs you not to ignore it
a rousing gospel/rock/soul album from Ben Harper and the Blind Boys of Alabama
Not encumbered; unembarrassed; clear of impediments; hence, active; nimble; swift.
moving easily and quickly; nimble; "the dancer was light and graceful"; "a lightsome buoyant step"; "walked with a light tripping step"
A food that derives 50% or more of its calories from fat may use the term “light” if the food is reduced in fat content by 50% or more per reference amount when compared with an appropriate reference food. A food that derives less than 50% of its calories from fat must either reduce the caloric value by at least one–third or reduce the fat content by a minimum of 50% per reference amount when compared with an appropriate reference food.
The FDA-approved food-labeling term used to describe a nutritionally altered food with at least 33% less calories, 50% less fat or 50% less sodium than the regular or reference (i.e. FDA standard) food.
having relatively few calories; "diet cola"; "light (or lite) beer"; "lite (or light) mayonnaise"; "a low-cal diet"
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.
Not strong or violent; moderate; as, a light wind.
Certain degrees traditionally believed to cause a fair complexion when on the ascendant. Light degrees are also believed to diminish deformity. See Dark and Smoky degrees.
a long ray that darkens melanin
Extrovert element of existence; vital substance. Archetypes: Leo, Sagittarius, Aries. Light complements Water. In this glossary the name Light for this element replaces the more commonly used Fire. The most mundane reason for this is that Fire as primarily representing a physical process does not have the ring of an element the way Light does. Possible synonyms for this element include Breath and Heat.
Originating in Aquarius and diversified into the Seven Rays through Aries.
tea that produces a weak infusion.
Not to be confused with delicate. A light tea lacks body and aroma; related to thin.
very thin and insubstantial; "thin paper"; "flimsy voile"; "light summer dresses"
the state of Pure Consciousness; the path of knowledge toward Pure Consciousness; the light which shines at the darkness of the consciousness, and also everywhere else.
weak and likely to lose consciousness; "suddenly felt faint from the pain"; "was sick and faint from hunger"; "felt light in the head"; "a swooning fit"; "light-headed with wine"; "light-headed from lack of sleep"
The Automated Weather Source weather station includes a sensor called a photocell. This sensor responds and measures the amount of light that shines on it. The light that is being measured can be in just about any form; i.e., solar light (directly from the sun), moonlight or man-made light. The units for the measurement are percent (%) of full sunlight. P-T
A common hallucination experienced by a brain that is starving for oxygen. Commonly reported by survivors of "Near Death Experiences", it is interpreted as a sure sign that there is an afterlife, and it's very well lit. Theists claim to see this all the time; atheists prefer to wear shades so they can see where they're going and aren't blinded by the sun. What theist see rather than the truth. It`s impossible to see anything else with a bright light shining in your face.
begin to smoke; "After the meal, some of the diners lit up"
knowledge or understanding
a particular perspective or aspect of a situation; "although he saw it in a different light, he still did not understand"
mental understanding as an enlightening experience; "he finally saw the light"; "can you shed light on this problem?"
a beautiful gospel song that is uplifting and raises your spirit with love for God, yourself and those around you
a cover of the classic song of The Smiths
a software program for trading songs
Keywords:  glim
Same as glim.
Keywords:  feture, plugable, doze, night, sleeper
A project management system which can be easily applied in your project.The system will coming with bug management,workflow control,report generate and some plugable feture which you can choose from or simply add your own.
(of sleep) easily disturbed; "in a light doze"; "a light sleeper"; "a restless wakeful night"
a basic piece of safety equipment for night riding
Easy to be endured or performed; not severe; not difficult; as, a light affliction or task.
Easy to be digested; not oppressive to the stomach; as, light food; also, containing little nutriment.
used of vowels or syllables; pronounced with little or no stress; "a syllable that ends in a short vowel is a light syllable"; "a weak stress on the second syllable"
To dismount; to descend, as from a horse or carriage; to alight; -- with from, off, on, upon, at, in.
To descend from flight, and rest, perch, or settle, as a bird or insect.
to come to rest, settle; "Misfortune lighted upon him"
A firework made by filling a case with a substance which burns brilliantly with a white or colored flame; as, a Bengal light.
(used of color) having a relatively small amount of coloring agent; "light blue"; "light colors such as pastels"; "a light-colored powder"
(of sound or color) free from anything that dulls or dims; "efforts to obtain a clean bass in orchestral recordings"; "clear laughter like a waterfall"; "clear reds and blues"; "a light lilting voice like a silver bell"
Keywords:  cheaply
Lightly; cheaply.
Keywords:  happy, felicity, prosperity, joy, feel
Prosperity; happiness; joy; felicity.
To feel light; to be made happy.
A horizontal or vertical series of white squares in a Grid, in which the solver usually enters one Answer.
in a cryptic crossword, the spaces in the diagram where a particular answer is to be entered; also the letters actually entered in the diagram for a particular light. In variety cryptics, the lights may not always be identical to the clue answers. Primarily a British usage.
Keywords:  adj, pretzels, overcall, filler, closer
(Adj.) to enter the auction with sub-standard values (e.g. open light, overcall light). This is usually a part of tactics or general style.
adj. Having very simple rules and strategies that do not require deep thought. Also can be used to describe a game with an extremely short playing time. (See also filler, opener, closer, and beer & pretzels game)
Keywords:  banter, chatter, silly, trivial, idle
silly or trivial; "idle pleasure"; "light banter"; "light idle chatter"
Keywords:  scant, gravity, weight, stone, little
Having little, or comparatively little, weight; not tending to be the center of gravity with force; not heavy.
Not of the legal, standard, or usual weight; clipped; diminished; as, light coin.
A stone delivered with less weight than required to successfully achieve the desired shot.
Keywords:  hube, dearth, printf, arguments, php
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the quality of being luminous; emitting or reflecting light; "its luminosity is measured relative to that of our sun"
Building command to make the object emit light into the surrounding scene
Effect that brightens models in a scene. Web 3D has four types of lights you can add to a scene: ambient light, directional light, point light, and spot light. Ambient and directional lights are always positioned outside a scene. Point and spot lights are positioned within a scene and can be manipulated within the Scene Preview window.
perfume notes owe their character mainly to fresh, citrus, floral, fruity and green components. They contain practically no sweet, balsamic or sultry elements. It used to be difficult, but today, the perfumer has the means to give good fixation also to perfumes of light character.
To come down suddenly and forcibly; to fall; -- with on or upon.
fall to somebody by assignment or lot; "The task fell to me"; "It fell to me to notify the parents of the victims"
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"
Keywords:  cheapo, mag, hong, kong, knock
a cheapo mag knock-off that I got in Hong Kong
Not copious or heavy; not dense; not inconsiderable; as, a light rain; a light snow; light vapors.
The quality of not being heavy or dominating. Often a synonym of Fresh.
Light refers to a fragrance that's not heavy – go figure
Keywords:  typeface, thinner, roman, version, font
A thinner overall line width of the standard version of a typeface.
a font that is lighter than the roman (normal, plain, or book) version of the typeface.
a powerful signal affecting the pineal melatonin-generating system both in mammals and avians, and that the involved mechanisms may differ in the tested species
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.
a created thing or an emination only
a holy thing
Keywords:  chorus, tinged, catchy, melody, latin
a Latin-tinged track with a catchy chorus and melody
Keywords:  qrad, see
see QRAD
The power of perception by vision.
A moderately low level of solid material suspended in the coffee beverage. Result of fine particles of bean fiber and insoluble proteins present in perceptible amounts.
Refers to roast and taste. Denotes a coffee with good acidity with a lighter roast and offering a pleasant flavor and good aroma.
Used to qualify aroma, acidity or body. Delicate in flavor.
Keywords:  giddy, deranged, dizzy, impaired, sound
Not quite sound or normal; somewhat impaired or deranged; dizzy; giddy.
Keywords:  oddity, bit
a bit of an oddity to me
Portion of the light-dark cycle in which the lights are on (i.e., from 'lights-on' to 'lights-off').
One of two opposing kinds of magical power; opposite of Dark. Light is typically associated with good in colloquial terms, though this is not exactly true. Altruistic, or beneficial to all life, is a better way to think of the Light.
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An adjective used to enhance descriptions of smell and taste.
intended primarily as entertainment; not serious or profound; "light verse"; "a light comedy"
One who is conspicuous or noteworthy; a model or example; as, the lights of the age or of antiquity.
of the military or industry; using (or being) relatively small or light arms or equipment; "light infantry"; "light cavalry"; "light industry"; "light weapons"
There are two types of light sources in Aladdin 4D: the so-called "global" lights, and "local" lights. The three global lights have their settings in the Environment menu; local lights are created in the Object/Lights menu. Local lights can have their intensity, color, and position animated; global lights light everything evenly regardless of distance or location.
Keywords:  abv, low, bodied
Low in ABV and light bodied
public awareness; "it brought the scandal to light"
lifejacket lights fit inside the jacket are manually activated and have long life batteries.
When a wrestler works light, or lightly, it gives the audience the impression that the wrestler is not laying in his kicks or punches.
Keywords:  fondly, regarded, life, person
a person regarded very fondly; "the light of my life"
psychologically light; especially free from sadness or troubles; "a light heart"
a natural bleaching or sterilising agent proven to kill harmful bacteria than contributes to Acne and Acne infections
Keywords:  handers, pocket, full, pins, hit
Describes a shot that is not full in the pocket, for right-handers too much to the right.
A hit on the pins that is not full; too much right or left of center.
Keywords:  brewing, waste
a waste for brewing
Keywords:  armor, radius, level
1 to Light Radius, +15 to Armor Level
Keywords:  germinate, seeds, able, require
These seeds require light to be able to germinate.
a critical element of any photograph; photographers can use either natural light (e.g., sunlight) or artificial light (e.g., light bulbs).
Keywords:  crude, api, gravity, oil, degrees
typically crude oil with an API gravity of more than 28 degrees.
Keywords:  syrup, drink, whip, something, less
Less of something in a drink, such as “light syrup” or “light whip.
Keywords:  slight, error, important
Slight; not important; as, a light error.
Keywords:  formerly, chance, happen, come
To come by chance; to happen; -- with on or upon; formerly with into.
Keywords:  kilometers, empty, space, second, per
In empty space: 300,000 kilometers per second.
An actor that casts light on the nearby surfaces. For more on using Lights, see the LightingBasics document.
Keywords:  signify, pot, owed, separated, player
Money separated from a pot to signify the amount owed by a player.
Keywords:  pack, replacement, guarantee
a guarantee for a pack replacement
Keywords:  ready, sanding, track, you
a and you are ready sanding, some This or track
Keywords:  duty, cycle, continuous
a continuous duty cycle
Keywords:  attend, conduct, way, means
To attend or conduct with a light; to show the way to by means of a light.
a perfect system for reducing the cost of distribution of these products
Keywords:  passages, room, work, you
lights up the room you are in. Does not work in passages.
Keywords:  existence, life
Life; existence.
In-use light