Results for light

Definitions of light:

part of speech: past tense, past participle

Lighted.

part of speech: verb transitive

To set fire to; cause to shine and give forth brightness; furnish with, or guide by, a light.

part of speech: adjective

Easy to be lifted or carried; not difficult; easy to be borne; active; nimble; swift; not dense or heavy; not grave or serious; loose; not chaste.

part of speech: noun

The condition of illumination upon which sight depends; opposite to darkness; as, the light of day; that which illuminates, as the sun, a candle, etc.; the brightness so given out; appearance from a special point of view; as, your explanation puts the matter in a new light; clear mental vision or that which gives it; as, to throw light on a problem; a window, or a pane of glass in a window.

part of speech: verb intransitive

To take fire; to begin to give forth brightness; usually followed by up; as, her face lighted up; to come down, fall, or settle, or to find by chance; with on or upon.

part of speech: noun

The agent or medium by which objects are rendered visible to the eye; day; anything which gives light; a candle; a lamp; knowledge; means of knowing; explanation; aspect; point to which the view may be directed; existence; time of prosperity; in painting, the illuminated part of a picture, as opposed to shade.

part of speech: adjective

Not dark: bright: whitish.

part of speech: adjective

Not heavy: easily suffered or performed: easily digested: not heavily armed: active: not heavily burdened: unimportant: not dense or copious: gentle: easily influenced: gay, lively: amusing: unchaste: not of legal weight: loose, sandy: ( B.) idle, worthless.

part of speech: verb transitive

To give light to: to set fire to: to attend with a light:- pr. p. lighting; pa. t. and pa. p. lighted or lit.

part of speech: verb intransitive

( followed by on, upon) To stoop from flight: to settle: to rest: to come to by chance: ( fol. by down, from) to descend, to alight:- pr. p. lighting; pa. t. and pa. p. lighted or lit.

part of speech: adjective

Not dark or obscure; bright; clear.

part of speech: noun

LIGHTER.

part of speech: noun

Lightness.

part of speech: noun

That which shines or is brilliant: the agent by which objects are rendered visible: the power of vision: day: dawn of day: that which gives light, as the sun, a candle: the illuminated part of a picture: ( fig.) mental or spiritual illumination: enlightenment: knowledge: public view: point of view: a conspicuous person: an aperture for admitting light: ( B.) prosperity, favor.

part of speech: verb

To descend from a horse or carriage; to settle; to stoop from flight; to fall in a particular direction; to fall; to strike on.

part of speech: adjective

Clear; bright; not dark; blond; not heavy or burdensome; delicate; not massive; gay; trifting; unimportant; nimble; short in weight; well raised, as bread; graceful; undignified; dizzy.

part of speech: present participle

Lighting.

part of speech: verb

To set on fire; to kindle or ignite.

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