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  • 1 light — light1 [līt] n. [ME liht < OE lēoht, akin to Ger licht < IE base * leuk , to shine, bright > Gr leukos, white, L lux & lumen, light, lucere, to shine, luna, moon, Welsh llug, gleam] 1. a) the form of electromagnetic radiation that acts… …

    English World dictionary

  • 2 Light — Light, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Lighted} (l[imac]t [e^]d) or {Lit} (l[i^]t); p. pr. & vb. n. {Lighting}.] [AS. l[=y]htan, l[=i]htan, to shine. [root]122. See {Light}, n.] 1. To set fire to; to cause to burn; to set burning; to ignite; to kindle; as,… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 3 light´en|er — light|en1 «LY tuhn», intransitive verb. 1. to grow light; become brighter: »The sky lightens before the dawn. 2. Figurative. to brighten: »Her face lightened. 3. to become lighter in color. 4. to flash with lightning: »It thundered and lightened… …

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  • 4 light|en — light|en1 «LY tuhn», intransitive verb. 1. to grow light; become brighter: »The sky lightens before the dawn. 2. Figurative. to brighten: »Her face lightened. 3. to become lighter in color. 4. to flash with lightning: »It thundered and lightened… …

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  • 5 light-ball — lightˈ ball noun (historical) A combustible ball used to give light in warfare • • • Main Entry: ↑light …

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  • 6 light — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} noun 1 brightness ADJECTIVE ▪ clear, good ▪ bright, brilliant, harsh, intense, strong ▪ blinding …

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  • 7 light — light1 lightful, adj. lightfully, adv. /luyt/, n., adj., lighter, lightest, v., lighted or lit, lighting. n. 1. something that makes things visible or affords illumination: All colors depend on light. 2. Physics …

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  • 8 light — light1 W1S1 [laıt] n ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(natural/artificial light)¦ 2¦(lamp/electric light etc)¦ 3¦(traffic control)¦ 4¦(on a vehicle)¦ 5 first light 6 be/stand in somebody s light 7¦(for a cigarette)¦ 8¦(in somebody s eyes)¦ 9 set light to something …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 9 light — 1 /laIt/ noun 1 NATURAL/ARTIFICIAL LIGHT a) (U) the energy from the sun, a flame, a lamp etc that allows you to see things: the morning light streaming in through the windows | We could see a tiny glimmer of light in the distance. |… …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 10 light — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) I adj. airy (see levity); frivolous, jesting, jocular, lightsome; giddy, dizzy, flighty; wanton; nimble, agile; flippant, pert, insouciant; humorous; trivial. See cheerfulness, unimportance, impurity,… …

    English dictionary for students

  • 11 light — I. /laɪt / (say luyt) noun 1. that which makes things visible, or affords illumination: all colours depend on light. 2. Physics a. Also, luminous energy, radiant energy. electromagnetic radiation to which the organs of sight react, ranging in… …

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  • 12 light — I [[t]laɪt[/t]] n. adj. light•er, light•est, 1) something that makes things visible or affords illumination: All colors depend on light[/ex] 2) phs a) electromagnetic radiation to which the organs of sight react, ranging in wavelength from about… …

    From formal English to slang

  • 13 light — I. n. 1. Medium of vision. 2. Diffusion of luminous rays. 3. Daybreak, sunrise, dawn, daylight, break of day, peep of day. 4. Candle, lamp, taper. 5. Instruction, knowledge, information, comprehension, insight. 6. Illustration, explanation,… …

    New dictionary of synonyms

  • 14 Give Me All Your Luvin’ — «Give Me All Your Luvin’» Сингл Мадонны при участии Ники Минаж и M.I.A. из альбома MDNA …

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  • 15 Give me fire — Album par Mando Diao Sortie 2009 Enregistrement Suède Durée …

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  • 16 give something the green light — give something/someone/the green light phrase to give official approval for something to be done The project has finally been given the green light. Thesaurus: to express or give approvalsynonym …

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  • 17 give someone the green light — give something/someone/the green light phrase to give official approval for something to be done The project has finally been given the green light. Thesaurus: to express or give approvalsynonym …

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  • 18 Give It 2 Me — «Give it 2 Me» Сингл Мадонны Выпущен …

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  • 19 give sth a green light — give sth a/the green light ► to give someone permission to do something: »Contractors were given a green light to install the infrastructure for the industrial park. Main Entry: ↑light …

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  • 20 give sth a/the green light — ► to give someone permission to do something: »Contractors were given a green light to install the infrastructure for the industrial park. Main Entry: ↑light …

    Financial and business terms