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  • Bright (adjective)

    Visually dazzling; luminous, lucent, clear, radiant; not dark.

    "Could you please dim the light? It's far too bright."

  • Bright (adjective)

    Having a clear, quick intellect; intelligent.

    "He's very bright. He was able to solve the problem without my help."

  • Bright (adjective)

    Vivid, colourful, brilliant.

    "The orange and blue walls of the sitting room were much brighter than the dull grey walls of the kitchen."

  • Bright (adjective)

    Happy, in spirits.

    "I woke up today feeling so bright that I decided to have a little dance."

  • Bright (adjective)

    Sparkling with wit; lively; vivacious; cheerful.

  • Bright (adjective)

    Illustrious; glorious.

  • Bright (adjective)

    Clear; transparent.

  • Bright (adjective)

    Manifest to the mind, as light is to the eyes; clear; evident; plain.

  • Bright (noun)

    An artist's brush used in oil and acrylic painting with a long ferrule and a flat, somewhat tapering bristle head.

  • Bright (noun)

    splendour; brightness

  • Bright (noun)

    A person with a naturalistic worldview with no supernatural or mystical elements.

  • Bright (noun)

    The high-beam intensity of motor vehicle headlamps.

    "Your brights are on."

  • Light (noun)

    Visible electromagnetic radiation. The human eye can typically detect radiation (light) in the wavelength range of about 400 to 750 nanometers. Nearby shorter and longer wavelength ranges, although not visible, are commonly called ultraviolet and infrared light.

    "As you can see, this spacious dining-room gets a lot of light in the mornings."

  • Light (noun)

    A source of illumination.

    "Put that light out!"

  • Light (noun)

    Spiritual or mental illumination; enlightenment, useful information.

    "Can you throw any light on this problem?"

  • Light (noun)

    Facts; pieces of information; ideas, concepts.

  • Light (noun)

    A notable person within a specific field or discipline.

    "Picasso was one of the leading lights of the cubist movement."

  • Light (noun)

    The manner in which the light strikes 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.

  • Light (noun)

    A point of view, or aspect from which a concept, person or thing is regarded.

    "I'm really seeing you in a different light today."

    "Magoon's governorship in Cuba was viewed in a negative light by many Cuban historians for years thereafter."

  • Light (noun)

    A flame or something used to create fire.

    "Hey, buddy, you got a light?"

  • Light (noun)

    A firework made by filling a case with a substance which burns brilliantly with a white or coloured flame.

    "a Bengal light"

  • Light (noun)

    A window, or space for a window in architecture.

    "This facade has eight south-facing lights."

  • Light (noun)

    The series of squares reserved for the answer to a crossword clue.

    "The average length of a light on a 15×15 grid is 7 or 8."

  • Light (noun)

    A cross-light in a double acrostic or triple acrostic.

  • Light (noun)

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

  • Light (noun)

    The power of perception by vision.

  • Light (noun)

    The brightness of the eye or eyes.

  • Light (noun)

    A traffic light, or, by extension, an intersection controlled by one or more that will face a traveler who is receiving instructions.

    "To get to our house, turn right at the third light."

  • Light (noun)

    A stone that is not thrown hard enough.

  • Light (verb)

    To start (a fire).

    "We lit the fire to get some heat."

  • Light (verb)

    To set fire to; to set burning; to kindle.

    "She lit her last match."

  • Light (verb)

    To illuminate.

    "I used my torch to light the way home through the woods in the night."

  • Light (verb)

    To become ignited; to take fire.

    "This soggy match will not light."

  • Light (verb)

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

  • Light (verb)

    To unload a ship, or to jettison material to make it lighter

  • Light (verb)

    To lighten; to ease of a burden; to take off.

  • Light (verb)

    To find by chance.

    "I lit upon a rare book in a second-hand bookseller's."

  • Light (verb)

    To stop upon of eyes or a glance; to notice

  • Light (verb)

    To alight; to land or come down.

    "She fell out of the window but luckily lit on her feet."

  • Light (adjective)

    Having light.

    "The room is light when the Sun shines through the window."

  • Light (adjective)

    Pale in colour.

    "She had light skin."

  • Light (adjective)

    Served with extra milk or cream.

    "I like my coffee light."

  • Light (adjective)

    Of low weight; not heavy.

    "My bag was much lighter once I had dropped off the books."

  • Light (adjective)

    Lightly-built; designed for speed or small loads.

    "We took a light aircraft down to the city."

  • Light (adjective)

    Gentle; having little force or momentum.

    "This artist clearly had a light, flowing touch."

  • Light (adjective)

    Easy to endure or perform.

    "light duties around the house"

  • Light (adjective)

    Low in fat, calories, alcohol, salt, etc.

    "This light beer still gets you drunk if you have enough of it."

  • Light (adjective)

    Unimportant, trivial, having little value or significance.

    "I made some light comment, and we moved on."

  • Light (adjective)

    travelling with no carriages, wagons attached

  • Light (adjective)

    Unchaste, wanton.

  • Light (adjective)

    Not heavily armed; armed with light weapons.

    "light troops; a troop of light horse"

  • Light (adjective)

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

  • Light (adjective)

    Easily influenced by trifling considerations; unsteady; unsettled; volatile.

    "a light, vain person; a light mind"

  • Light (adjective)

    Indulging in, or inclined to, levity; lacking dignity or solemnity; frivolous; airy.

    "Ogden Nash was a writer of light verse."

  • Light (adjective)

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

  • Light (adjective)

    Not of the legal, standard, or usual weight; clipped; diminished.

    "light coin"

  • Light (adjective)

    Easily interrupted by stimulation.

    "light sleep; light anesthesia"

  • Light (adverb)

    Carrying little.

    "I prefer to travel light."

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  • Bright (adjective)

    giving out or reflecting much light; shining

    "the sun was dazzlingly bright"

    "her bright, dark eyes"

  • Bright (adjective)

    full of light

    "the rooms are bright and spacious"

  • Bright (adjective)

    (of a period of time) having sunny, cloudless weather

    "the long, bright days of June"

  • Bright (adjective)

    (of colour) vivid and bold

    "the bright green leaves"

  • Bright (adjective)

    having a vivid colour

    "a bright tie"

  • Bright (adjective)

    intelligent and quick-witted

    "a bright young journalist"

    "a bright idea"

  • Bright (adjective)

    cheerful and lively

    "she gave a bright smile"

    "at breakfast she would be persistently bright and chirpy"

  • Bright (adjective)

    (of someone's future) likely to be successful and happy

    "these young people have a bright future ahead of them"

  • Bright (adjective)

    (of sound) clear, vibrant, and typically high-pitched

    "her voice is fresh and bright"

  • Bright (adverb)

    brightly

    "a full moon shining bright"

  • Bright (noun)

    bold and vivid colours

    "a choice of colours from pastels through to brights"

  • Bright (noun)

    headlights switched to full beam

    "he turned the brights on and we drove along the dirt road"

  • Light (noun)

    the natural agent that stimulates sight and makes things visible

    "the light of the sun"

    "the lamps in the street shed a faint light into the room"

  • Light (noun)

    a source of illumination, especially an electric lamp

    "a light came on in his room"

  • Light (noun)

    decorative illuminations

    "Christmas lights"

  • Light (noun)

    a traffic light

    "turn right at the lights"

  • Light (noun)

    the amount or quality of light in a place

    "in some lights she could look beautiful"

    "the plant requires good light"

  • Light (noun)

    the light falling on the windows of a house.

  • Light (noun)

    an expression in someone's eyes indicating a particular emotion or mood

    "a shrewd light entered his eyes"

  • Light (noun)

    a person's opinions, standards, and abilities

    "leaving the police to do the job according to their lights"

  • Light (noun)

    understanding of a problem or mystery; enlightenment

    "she saw light dawn on the woman's face"

  • Light (noun)

    spiritual illumination by divine truth.

  • Light (noun)

    an area of something that is brighter or paler than its surroundings

    "sunshine will brighten the natural lights in your hair"

  • Light (noun)

    a device used to produce a flame or spark

    "he asked me for a light"

  • Light (noun)

    a window or opening to let light in

    "the bedroom has a wide bay with leaded lights"

  • Light (noun)

    a perpendicular division of a mullioned window.

  • Light (noun)

    a pane of glass forming the roof or side of a greenhouse or the top of a cold frame.

  • Light (noun)

    a person eminent in a particular sphere of activity

    "such lights of Liberalism as the historian Goldwin Smith"

  • Light (noun)

    (in a crossword puzzle) a blank space to be filled by a letter.

  • Light (verb)

    provide with light or lighting; illuminate

    "lightning suddenly lit up the house"

    "the room was lit by a number of small lamps"

  • Light (verb)

    switch on (an electric light)

    "only one of the table lamps was lit"

  • Light (verb)

    provide a light for (someone) so that they can see where they are going

    "I'll light you down to the gate"

  • Light (verb)

    become illuminated

    "the sign to fasten seat belts lit up"

  • Light (verb)

    make (something) start burning; ignite

    "Allen gathered sticks and lit a fire"

  • Light (verb)

    begin to burn; be ignited

    "the gas wouldn't light properly"

  • Light (verb)

    ignite a cigarette, cigar, or pipe and begin to smoke it

    "she lit up a cigarette and puffed on it serenely"

    "workers who light up in prohibited areas face dismissal"

  • Light (verb)

    come upon or discover by chance

    "he lit on a possible solution"

  • Light (verb)

    descend

    "from the horse he lit down"

  • Light (verb)

    fall and settle or land on (a surface)

    "a feather just lighted on the ground"

  • Light (adjective)

    having a considerable or sufficient amount of natural light; not dark

    "the bedrooms are light and airy"

  • Light (adjective)

    (of a colour) pale

    "her eyes were light blue"

  • Light (adjective)

    of little weight; not heavy

    "they are very light and portable"

    "light alloy wheels"

    "you're as light as a feather"

  • Light (adjective)

    deficient in weight, especially by a specified amount

    "the sack of potatoes is 5 kilos light"

  • Light (adjective)

    not strongly or heavily built or made

    "light armour"

    "light, impractical clothes"

  • Light (adjective)

    carrying or suitable for small loads

    "light commercial vehicles"

  • Light (adjective)

    carrying only light armaments

    "light infantry"

  • Light (adjective)

    (of a vehicle, ship, or aircraft) travelling unladen or with less than a full load.

  • Light (adjective)

    (of soil) friable, porous, and workable.

  • Light (adjective)

    (of an isotope) having not more than the usual mass; (of a compound) containing such an isotope.

  • Light (adjective)

    relatively low in density, amount, or intensity

    "light autumn rains"

    "passenger traffic was light"

  • Light (adjective)

    (of sleep or a sleeper) easily disturbed

    "I'm a light sleeper"

    "her sleep was light and fitful"

  • Light (adjective)

    easily borne or done

    "he received a light sentence"

    "some light housework"

  • Light (adjective)

    (of food or a meal) small in quantity and easy to digest

    "a light supper"

  • Light (adjective)

    (of a foodstuff) low in fat, cholesterol, sugar, or other rich ingredients

    "stick to a light diet"

  • Light (adjective)

    (of drink) not strongly alcoholic or heavy on the stomach

    "a light Hungarian wine"

  • Light (adjective)

    (of pastry or cake) fluffy or well aerated during cooking

    "it was delicious, the pastry light and flaky"

  • Light (adjective)

    gentle or delicate

    "she planted a light kiss on his cheek"

    "my breathing was steady and light"

  • Light (adjective)

    (of type) having thin strokes; not bold

    "times shown in light type denote connecting services"

  • Light (adjective)

    (of entertainment) requiring little mental effort; not profound or serious

    "pop is thought of as light entertainment"

    "some light reading"

  • Light (adjective)

    not solemn or unhappy; cheerful

    "I left the island with a light heart"

  • Light (adjective)

    (of a woman) having many casual sexual encounters or relationships.

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  • Bright (verb)

    See Brite, v. i.

  • Bright (adjective)

    Radiating or reflecting light; shedding or having much light; shining; luminous; not dark.

  • Bright (adjective)

    Transmitting light; clear; transparent.

  • Bright (adjective)

    Having qualities that render conspicuous or attractive, or that affect the mind as light does the eye; resplendent with charms; as, bright beauty.

  • Bright (adjective)

    Having a clear, quick intellect; intelligent.

  • Bright (adjective)

    Sparkling with wit; lively; vivacious; shedding cheerfulness and joy around; cheerful; cheery.

  • Bright (adjective)

    Illustrious; glorious.

  • Bright (adjective)

    Manifest to the mind, as light is to the eyes; clear; evident; plain.

  • Bright (adjective)

    Of brilliant color; of lively hue or appearance.

  • Bright (noun)

    Splendor; brightness.

  • Bright (adverb)

    Brightly.

  • Light (noun)

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

  • Light (noun)

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

  • Light (noun)

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

  • Light (noun)

    The brightness of the eye or eyes.

  • Light (noun)

    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.

  • Light (noun)

    Life; existence.

  • Light (noun)

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

  • Light (noun)

    The power of perception by vision.

  • Light (noun)

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

  • Light (noun)

    Prosperity; happiness; joy; felicity.

  • Light (noun)

    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.

  • Light (noun)

    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.

  • Light (noun)

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

  • Light (noun)

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

  • Light (adjective)

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

  • Light (adjective)

    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.

  • Light (adjective)

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

  • Light (adjective)

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

  • Light (adjective)

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

  • Light (adjective)

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

  • Light (adjective)

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

  • Light (adjective)

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

  • Light (adjective)

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

  • Light (adjective)

    Slight; not important; as, a light error.

  • Light (adjective)

    Well leavened; not heavy; as, light bread.

  • Light (adjective)

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

  • Light (adjective)

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

  • Light (adjective)

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

  • Light (adjective)

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

  • Light (adjective)

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

  • Light (adjective)

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

  • Light (adjective)

    Easily bestowed; inconsiderately rendered.

  • Light (adjective)

    Wanton; unchaste; as, a woman of light character.

  • Light (adjective)

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

  • Light (adjective)

    Loose; sandy; easily pulverized; as, a light soil.

  • Light

    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.

  • Light

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

  • Light

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

  • Light

    To lighten; to ease of a burden; to take off.

  • Light (verb)

    To become ignited; to take fire; as, the match will not light.

  • Light (verb)

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

  • Light (verb)

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

  • Light (verb)

    To feel light; to be made happy.

  • Light (verb)

    To descend from flight, and rest, perch, or settle, as a bird or insect.

  • Light (verb)

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

  • Light (verb)

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

  • Light (adverb)

    Lightly; cheaply.

Webster Dictionary
  • Bright (adjective)

    emitting or reflecting light readily or in large amounts;

    "the sun was bright and hot"

    "a bright sunlit room"

  • Bright (adjective)

    having striking color;

    "bright greens"

    "brilliant tapestries"

    "a bird with vivid plumage"

  • Bright (adjective)

    characterized by quickness and ease in learning;

    "some children are brighter in one subject than another"

    "smart children talk earlier than the average"

  • Bright (adjective)

    having lots of light either natural or artificial;

    "the room was bright and airy"

    "a stage bright with spotlights"

  • Bright (adjective)

    made smooth and bright by or as if by rubbing; reflecting a sheen or glow;

    "bright silver candlesticks"

    "a burnished brass knocker"

    "she brushed her hair until it fell in lustrous auburn waves"

    "rows of shining glasses"

    "shiny black patents"

  • Bright (adjective)

    splendid;

    "the bright stars of stage and screen"

    "a bright moment in history"

    "the bright pageantry of court"

  • Bright (adjective)

    not made dim or less bright;

    "undimmed headlights"

    "surprisingly the curtain started to rise while the houselights were still undimmed"

  • Bright (adjective)

    clear and sharp and ringing;

    "the bright sound of the trumpet section"

    "the brilliant sound of the trumpets"

  • Bright (adjective)

    characterized by happiness or gladness;

    "bright faces"

    "all the world seems bright and gay"

  • Bright (adjective)

    abounding with sunlight;

    "a bright sunny day"

    "one shining norming"

    "when it is warm and shiny"

  • Bright (adjective)

    full or promise;

    "had a bright future in publishing"

    "the scandal threatened an abrupt end to a promising political career"

  • Bright (adverb)

    with brightness;

    "the stars shone brilliantly"

    "the windows glowed jewel bright"

  • Light (noun)

    (physics) electromagnetic radiation that can produce a visual sensation;

    "the light was filtered through a soft glass window"

  • Light (noun)

    any device serving as a source of illumination;

    "he stopped the car and turned off the lights"

  • Light (noun)

    a particular perspective or aspect of a situation;

    "although he saw it in a different light, he still did not understand"

  • Light (noun)

    the quality of being luminous; emitting or reflecting light;

    "its luminosity is measured relative to that of our sun"

  • Light (noun)

    an illuminated area;

    "he stepped into the light"

  • Light (noun)

    a condition of spiritual awareness; divine illumination;

    "follow God's light"

  • Light (noun)

    the visual effect of illumination on objects or scenes as created in pictures;

    "he could paint the lightest light and the darkest dark"

  • Light (noun)

    a person regarded very fondly;

    "the light of my life"

  • Light (noun)

    mental understanding as an enlightening experience;

    "he finally saw the light"

    "can you shed light on this problem?"

  • Light (noun)

    having abundant light or illumination;

    "they played as long as it was light"

    "as long as the lighting was good"

  • Light (noun)

    public awareness;

    "it brought the scandal to light"

  • Light (noun)

    brightness and animation of countenance;

    "he had a sparkle in his eye"

  • Light (noun)

    a divine presence believed by Quakers to enlighten and guide the soul

  • Light (noun)

    a visual warning signal;

    "they saw the light of the beacon"

    "there was a light at every corner"

  • Light (noun)

    a device for lighting or igniting fuel or charges or fires;

    "do you have a light?"

  • Light (verb)

    make lighter or brighter;

    "This lamp lightens the room a bit"

  • Light (verb)

    begin to smoke;

    "After the meal, some of the diners lit up"

  • Light (verb)

    to come to rest, settle;

    "Misfortune lighted upon him"

  • Light (verb)

    cause to start burning; subject to fire or great heat;

    "Great heat can ignite almost any dry matter"

    "Light a cigarette"

  • Light (verb)

    fall to somebody by assignment or lot;

    "The task fell to me"

    "It fell to me to notify the parents of the victims"

  • Light (verb)

    get off (a horse)

  • Light (adjective)

    of comparatively little physical weight or density;

    "a light load"

    "magnesium is a light metal--having a specific gravity of 1.74 at 20 degrees C"

  • Light (adjective)

    (used of color) having a relatively small amount of coloring agent;

    "light blue"

    "light colors such as pastels"

    "a light-colored powder"

  • Light (adjective)

    of the military or industry; using (or being) relatively small or light arms or equipment;

    "light infantry"

    "light cavalry"

    "light industry"

    "light weapons"

  • Light (adjective)

    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"

  • Light (adjective)

    psychologically light; especially free from sadness or troubles;

    "a light heart"

  • Light (adjective)

    characterized by or emitting light;

    "a room that is light when the shutters are open"

    "the inside of the house was airy and light"

  • Light (adjective)

    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"

  • Light (adjective)

    easily assimilated in the alimentary canal; not rich or heavily seasoned;

    "a light diet"

  • Light (adjective)

    (used of soil) loose and large-grained in consistency;

    "light sandy soil"

  • Light (adjective)

    (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"

  • Light (adjective)

    moving easily and quickly; nimble;

    "the dancer was light and graceful"

    "a lightsome buoyant step"

    "walked with a light tripping step"

  • Light (adjective)

    demanding little effort; not burdensome;

    "light housework"

    "light exercise"

  • Light (adjective)

    of little intensity or power or force;

    "the light touch of her fingers"

    "a light breeze"

  • Light (adjective)

    (physics, chemistry) not having atomic weight greater than average;

    "light water is ordinary water"

  • Light (adjective)

    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"

  • Light (adjective)

    very thin and insubstantial;

    "thin paper"

    "flimsy voile"

    "light summer dresses"

  • Light (adjective)

    marked by temperance in indulgence;

    "abstemious meals"

    "a light eater"

    "a light smoker"

    "ate a light supper"

  • Light (adjective)

    less than the correct or legal or full amount often deliberately so;

    "a light pound"

    "a scant cup of sugar"

    "regularly gives short weight"

  • Light (adjective)

    having little importance;

    "losing his job was no light matter"

  • Light (adjective)

    intended primarily as entertainment; not serious or profound;

    "light verse"

    "a light comedy"

  • Light (adjective)

    silly or trivial;

    "idle pleasure"

    "light banter"

    "light idle chatter"

  • Light (adjective)

    having a spongy or flaky texture; well-leavened;

    "light pastries"

  • Light (adjective)

    designed for ease of movement or to carry little weight;

    "light aircraft"

    "a light truck"

  • Light (adjective)

    having relatively few calories;

    "diet cola"

    "light (or lite) beer"

    "lite (or light) mayonnaise"

    "a low-cal diet"

  • Light (adjective)

    (of sleep) easily disturbed;

    "in a light doze"

    "a light sleeper"

    "a restless wakeful night"

  • Light (adjective)

    casual and unrestrained in sexual behavior;

    "her easy virtue"

    "he was told to avoid loose (or light) women"

    "wanton behavior"

  • Light (adverb)

    with few burdens;

    "experienced travellers travel light"

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