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Definizione monolingua e traduzione light



Inglese grammatica

light


Verb

light (third-person singular simple present lights, present participle lighting, simple past and past participle lit or lighted)


  1. (transitive) To start (a fire).
    We lit the fire to get some heat.
  2. (transitive) To set fire to.
    She lit her last match.
  3. (transitive) To illuminate.
    I used my torch to light the way home through the woods in the night.
Noun

Wikipedia light (plural lights)


  1. (uncountable) 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.
    As you can see, this spacious dining-room gets a lot of light in the mornings.
  2. A source of illumination.
    Put that light out!
  3. Spiritual or mental illumination; enlightenment, useful information.
    Can you throw any light on this problem?
  4. (in the plural, now rare) Facts. pieces of information; ideas, concepts.
    • 1621, Robert Burton, The Anatomy of Melancholy, Book I, New York 2001, p. 166:
      Now these notions are twofold, actions or habits [...], which are durable lights and notions, which we may use when we will.
  5. A notable person within a specific field or discipline.
    Picasso was one of the leading lights of the cubist movement.
  6. A point of view, or aspect from which a concept, person or thing is regarded.
    Im really seeing you in a different light today.
    Magoons governorship in Cuba was viewed in a negative light by many Cuban historians for years thereafter.
  7. A flame or something used to create fire.
    Hey, buddy, you got a light?
  8. A window, or space for a window in architecture
    This facade has eight south-facing lights.
  9. The series of squares reserved for the answer to a crossword clue
    The average length of a light on a 15x15 grid is 7 or 8.
  10. (informal) A cross-light in a double acrostic or triple acrostic.
Adjective

light (comparative lighter, superlative lightest)


  1. having light
    The room is nice and light when the sun shines through the window.
  2. pale in colour
    She had light skin.
  3. (of coffee) served with extra milk or cream
    I like my coffee light.
Adverb

light (comparative lighter, superlative lightest)


  1. Carrying little.
    I prefer to travel light.
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