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Definizione monolingua light


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.


Definizione italiano>inglese light

luce
  electromagnetic wave
  a source of light
  a spiritual truth
  Electromagnetic radiation that is capable of causing a visual sensation. (Source: CED)
  Anything, natural or artificial, that produces light.
  A property in graphic design software that makes objects visible, much like light in the natural world.
accendere
  to start (a fire)
  Accendere un fuoco o creare una fiamma.
  To start a fire or light a flame.
leggero
  Low in fat, calories, alcohol, salt, etc.
  of low weight
  With a small mass; the opposite of heavy.
illuminare
  to illuminate
chiaro
  pale in colour
lampada
  Dispositivo che produce luce, generalmente elettrico.
  A device that produces light, such as an electric lamp.
debole
allegiare
  unload a ship
allibare
  unload a ship
chiara
  pale in colour
leggera
  Low in fat, calories, alcohol, salt, etc.
abile
accesi
acre
acuta
acuto
affilato
agile
aguzzo
appuntito
aspro
attizzare
bagliore
biondo
brillare
brillo
bruciare
candela
chiaro chiara
chiarore
delicato
di divertimento
distinto
facile
facilmente
fanale
faro
fiamma
fiammifero
floscio
folgorare
frivolo
fuoco
incendiare
incendio
infiammare
leggermente
leggero leggera
lieve
lume
luminosità
luminoso
moderato
opaco
piccante
poco pesante
prova
pulito
rado
rapido
rischiarare
rischiarato
risplendere
scarso
schiarire
soffice
spiritoso
splendere
splendore
squillante
svelto
tagliente
umile
veloce
verità

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