Definition of light

Definition of light
  1. light Verb To start (a fire).
  2. light Verb To set fire to.
  3. light Verb To illuminate.
  4. light Noun The natural medium emanating from the sun and other very hot sources (now recognised as electromagnetic radiation with a wavelength of 400-750 nm), within which vision is possible.
  5. light Noun A source of illumination.
  6. light Noun Spiritual or mental illumination; enlightenment, useful information.
  7. light Noun Facts. pieces of information; ideas, concepts.
  8. light Noun A notable person within a specific field or discipline.
  9. light Noun A point of view, or aspect from which a concept, person or thing is regarded.
  10. light Noun A flame or something used to create fire.
  11. light Noun A window, or space for a window in architecture
  12. light Noun The series of squares reserved for the answer to a crossword clue
  13. light Noun A cross-light in a double acrostic or triple acrostic.
  14. light Adjective having light
  15. light Adjective pale in colour
  16. light Adjective served with extra milk or cream
  17. light Adjective Of low weight; not heavy.
  18. light Adjective Lightly-built; designed for speed or small loads.
  19. light Adjective Gentle; having little force or momentum.
  20. light Adjective Low in fat, calories, alcohol, salt, etc.
  21. light Adjective Unimportant, trivial, having little value or significance.
  22. light Adjective travelling with no carriages, wagons attached
  23. light Adjective Unchaste, wanton.
  24. light Adverb Carrying little.
  25. light Noun A stone that is not thrown hard enough.
  26. light Verb To unload a ship, or to jettison material to make it lighter
  27. light Verb To find by chance.
  28. light Verb To alight.
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