Definition of LIGHT

noun : LIGHT

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 2. (

    ) any device serving as a source of illumination; "he stopped the car and turned off the lights" ;

  • 3. (

    ) a particular perspective or aspect of a situation; "although he saw it in a different light, he still did not understand" ;

  • 5. (

    ) an illuminated area; "he stepped into the light" ;

  • 7. (

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

  • 8. (

    ) a person regarded very fondly; "the light of my life" ;

  • 9. (

    ) having abundant light or illumination; "they played as long as it was light"; "as long as the lighting was good" ;

  • 10. (

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

  • 11. (

    ) merriment expressed by a brightness or gleam or animation of countenance; "he had a sparkle in his eye"; "there's a perpetual twinkle in his eyes" ;

  • 12. (

    ) public awareness; "it brought the scandal to light" ;

  • 14. (

    ) a visual warning signal; "they saw the light of the beacon"; "there was a light at every corner" ;

verb : LIGHT

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 4. (

    ) cause to start burning; subject to fire or great heat; "Great heat can ignite almost any dry matter"; "Light a cigarette" ;

  • 5. (

    ) fall to somebody by assignment or lot; "The task fell to me"; "It fell to me to notify the parents of the victims" ;

Adjective : LIGHT

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 1. (

    ) of comparatively little physical weight or density; "a light load"; "magnesium is a light metal;

  • 2. (

    ) (used of color) having a relatively small amount of coloring agent; "light blue"; "light colors such as pastels"; "a light-colored powder" ;

  • 3. (

    ) of the military or industry; using (or being) relatively small or light arms or equipment; "light infantry"; "light cavalry"; "light industry"; "light weapons" ;