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General dictionaries General (35 matching dictionaries)
  1. light, light, light: Oxford Dictionaries [home, info]
  2. light, light: American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language [home, info]
  3. light: Collins English Dictionary [home, info]
  4. Light, light: Vocabulary.com [home, info]
  5. light, light, light, light: Macmillan Dictionary [home, info]
  6. light: Merriam-Webster's Online Dictionary, 11th Edition [home, info]
  7. Light, light: Wordnik [home, info]
  8. light: Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary [home, info]
  9. Light: Wiktionary [home, info]
  10. light: Webster's New World College Dictionary, 4th Ed. [home, info]
  11. light: The Wordsmyth English Dictionary-Thesaurus [home, info]
  12. light: Infoplease Dictionary [home, info]
  13. light: Dictionary.com [home, info]
  14. light (adj.), light (n.), light (v.): Online Etymology Dictionary [home, info]
  15. Light, light: UltraLingua English Dictionary [home, info]
  16. light: Cambridge Dictionary of American English [home, info]
  17. light: Cambridge International Dictionary of Idioms [home, info]
  18. Light (Air episode), Light (Album), Light (Doctor Who), Light (Matisyahu album), Light (Stockhausen), Light (Twinbee), Light (automobile), Light (beer), Light (death note), Light (disambiguation), Light (novel), Light (philosophy), Light (religion), Light (single), Light (song), Light (theology), Light, The Light (Common song), The Light (Glass), The Light (Leeds), The Light (Spock's Beard album), The Light (Stargate SG-1), The Light (disambiguation), The Light (producer), The Light (producers), The Light: Wikipedia, the Free Encyclopedia [home, info]
  19. light: Cambridge International Dictionary of Phrasal Verbs [home, info]
  20. Light: Online Plain Text English Dictionary [home, info]
  21. light: Webster's Revised Unabridged, 1913 Edition [home, info]
  22. light: Rhymezone [home, info]
  23. light: AllWords.com Multi-Lingual Dictionary [home, info]
  24. light: Webster's 1828 Dictionary [home, info]
  25. Light, Light: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable (1898) [home, info]
  26. Light: Encarta® Online Encyclopedia, North American Edition [home, info]
  27. Light: 1911 edition of the Encyclopedia Britannica [home, info]
  28. light: Free Dictionary [home, info]
  29. light, light: The Phrontistery - A Dictionary of Obscure Words [home, info]
  30. light: Mnemonic Dictionary [home, info]
  31. light: WordNet 1.7 Vocabulary Helper [home, info]
  32. Light, light: LookWAYup Translating Dictionary/Thesaurus [home, info]
  33. light: Dictionary/thesaurus [home, info]

Art dictionaries Art (10 matching dictionaries)
  1. light: ArtLex Lexicon of Visual Art Terminology [home, info]
  2. LIGHT: The Britannia Lexicon (Middle Ages Glossary) [home, info]
  3. Light: English-Chinese Dictionary of Graphic Communications (Big 5) [home, info]
  4. light: Epicurus.com Spanish Glossary [home, info]
  5. Light: Epicurus.com Tea Glossary [home, info]
  6. light: Epicurus.com Coffee Glossary [home, info]
  7. Light: Epicurus.com Wine Glossary [home, info]
  8. LIGHT: Technical Glossary of Theatre Terms [home, info]
  9. Light: Dictionary of Symbolism [home, info]
  10. light: ODLIS: Online Dictionary of Library and Information Science [home, info]

Business dictionaries Business (1 matching dictionary)
  1. light: Legal dictionary [home, info]

Computing dictionaries Computing (2 matching dictionaries)
  1. LIGHT: Free On-line Dictionary of Computing [home, info]
  2. light: Encyclopedia [home, info]

Medicine dictionaries Medicine (4 matching dictionaries)
  1. Light: Medical Dictionary [home, info]
  2. Light: Merck Manuals [home, info]
  3. LIGHT, light: online medical dictionary [home, info]
  4. light: Medical dictionary [home, info]

Miscellaneous dictionaries Miscellaneous (7 matching dictionaries)
  1. light: Encyclopedia of Graphic Symbols [home, info]
  2. Light: Brilliant Dream Dictionary [home, info]
  3. Light: Castle Terms [home, info]
  4. LIGHT: Acronym Finder [home, info]
  5. LIGHT: Tea Terms [home, info]
  6. LIGHT: AbbreviationZ [home, info]
  7. light: Idioms [home, info]

Religion dictionaries Religion (1 matching dictionary)
  1. Light: Easton Bible [home, info]

Science dictionaries Science (7 matching dictionaries)
  1. light: Agricultural Thesaurus and Glossary [home, info]
  2. Light: Solar Radiation Resource Terms [home, info]
  3. Light: Eric Weisstein's World of Physics [home, info]
  4. light: Imagine the Universe! Dictionary [home, info]
  5. Light: Extragalactic Astronomy [home, info]
  6. LIGHT: Cytokines & Cells Online Pathfinder Encyclopaedia [home, info]
  7. LIGHT: Zoom Astronomy Glossary [home, info]

Sports dictionaries Sports (1 matching dictionary)
  1. Light: Sports Definitions [home, info]

Tech dictionaries Tech (16 matching dictionaries)
  1. light: Webster's New World Telecom Dictionary [home, info]
  2. light: High-Energy Astrophysics [home, info]
  3. light: Electronics [home, info]
  4. Light: AUTOMOTIVE TERMS [home, info]
  5. Light: Basics of Space Flight Glossary [home, info]
  6. light: Lighting Design Glossary [home, info]
  7. Light: Efficient Windows [home, info]
  8. Light: Gems and Precious Stones [home, info]
  9. light: Glossary of Meteorology [home, info]
  10. Light: Nikonians Photo Glossary [home, info]
  11. light: Glossary of Coffee Terminology [home, info]
  12. Light: Construction Glossary [home, info]
  13. Light: PhotoNotes Dictionary of Film and Digital Photography [home, info]
  14. light: SeaTalk Dictionary of English Nautical Language [home, info]
  15. Light: Urban Conservation Glossary [home, info]
  16. Light: Wine Taster's Glossary [home, info]

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Quick definitions from WordNet (light)

noun:  any device serving as a source of illumination ("He stopped the car and turned off the lights")
noun:  the visual effect of illumination on objects or scenes as created in pictures ("He could paint the lightest light and the darkest dark")
noun:  public awareness ("It brought the scandal to light")
noun:  mental understanding as an enlightening experience ("He finally saw the light")
noun:  a particular perspective or aspect of a situation ("Although he saw it in a different light, he still did not understand")
noun:  a visual warning signal ("They saw the light of the beacon")
noun:  an illuminated area ("He stepped into the light")
noun:  a person regarded very fondly ("The light of my life")
noun:  (physics) electromagnetic radiation that can produce a visual sensation ("The light was filtered through a soft glass window")
noun:  having abundant light or illumination ("They played as long as it was light")
noun:  a condition of spiritual awareness; divine illumination ("Follow God's light")
noun:  a device for lighting or igniting fuel or charges or fires ("Do you have a light?")
noun:  a divine presence believed by Quakers to enlighten and guide the soul
noun:  brightness and animation of countenance
noun:  the quality of being luminous; emitting or reflecting light
verb:  make lighter or brighter ("This lamp lightens the room a bit")
verb:  fall to somebody by assignment or lot
verb:  cause to start burning; subject to fire or great heat ("Light a cigarette")
verb:  to come to rest, settle ("Misfortune lighted upon him")
verb:  begin to smoke
verb:  get off (a horse)
adjective:  of little intensity or power or force ("The light touch of her fingers")
adjective:  moving easily and quickly; nimble ("The dancer was light and graceful")
adjective:  of the military or industry; using (or being) relatively small or light arms or equipment ("Light infantry")
adjective:  having a spongy or flaky texture; well-leavened ("Light pastries")
adjective:  intended primarily as entertainment; not serious or profound ("Light verse")
adjective:  having little importance ("Losing his job was no light matter")
adjective:  less than the correct or legal or full amount often deliberately so ("A light pound")
adjective:  characterized by or emitting light ("A room that is light when the shutters are open")
adjective:  (used of color) having a relatively small amount of coloring agent ("Light blue")
adjective:  (of sleep) easily disturbed ("In a light doze")
adjective:  demanding little effort; not burdensome ("Light housework")
adjective:  having relatively few calories ("Light (or lite) beer")
adjective:  easily assimilated in the alimentary canal; not rich or heavily seasoned ("A light diet")
adjective:  of comparatively little physical weight or density ("A light load")
adjective:  designed for ease of movement or to carry little weight ("Light aircraft")
adjective:  psychologically light; especially free from sadness or troubles ("A light heart")
adjective:  not great in degree or quantity or number ("A light sentence")
adjective:  (physics, chemistry) not having atomic weight greater than average ("Light water is ordinary water")
adjective:  silly or trivial ("Light banter")
adjective:  used of vowels or syllables; pronounced with little or no stress ("A syllable that ends in a short vowel is a light syllable")
adjective:  very thin and insubstantial ("Light summer dresses")
adjective:  weak and likely to lose consciousness ("Felt light in the head")
adjective:  casual and unrestrained in sexual behavior ("He was told to avoid loose (or light) women")
adjective:  (used of soil) loose and large-grained in consistency ("Light sandy soil")
adjective:  (of sound or color) free from anything that dulls or dims ("A light lilting voice like a silver bell")
adverb:  with few burdens ("Experienced travellers travel light")
name:  A surname (common: 1 in 14285 families; popularity rank in the U.S.: #1847)

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Phrases that include light:   light pen, light air, light show, trip the light fantastic, light box, more...

Words similar to light:   abstemious, alight, brightness, clean, clear, diet, dismount, easy, faint, fall, flimsy, friable, idle, ignite, igniter, ignitor, illume, illuminate, illumination, illumine, more...


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