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1 light

physics Electromagnetic radiation that can produce a visual sensation:
— The light was filtered through a soft glass window.

synoniemen: visible light, visible radiation.

Roget 260: hole, foramen; puncture, perforation; fontanel; transforation; pinhole, keyhole, loophole, porthole, peephole, mousehole, pigeonhole; eye of a needle; ... meer laten zien

Roget 274: velocity, speed, celerity; swiftness etc. adj.; rapidity, eagle speed; expedition etc. (activity) 682; pernicity; acceleration; ... meer laten zien

Roget 448: appearance, phenomenon, sight, spectacle, show, premonstration, scene, species, view, coup d'oeil [Fr.]; lookout, outlook, prospect, vista, ... meer laten zien

Roget 7: state, condition, category, estate, lot, ease, trim, mood, pickle, plight, temper; aspect etc. (appearance) ... meer laten zien

Roget 490: knowledge; cognizance, cognition, cognoscence; acquaintance, experience, ken [Scot.], privity, insight, familiarity; comprehension, apprehension; recognition; appreciation ... meer laten zien

Roget 522: interpretation, definition; explanation, explication; solution, answer; rationale; plain interpretation, simple interpretation, strict interpretation; meaning etc. 516.    translation; ... meer laten zien

Roget 388: fuel, firing, combustible.    [solid fuels] coal, wallsend, anthracite, culm, coke, carbon, charcoal, bituminous coal, tar shale; turf, ... meer laten zien

Nederlands: licht
Pools: jasność, światło, światłość, słoneczność

2 light

Any device serving as a source of illumination:
— He stopped the car and turned off the lights.

synoniem: light source.

Nederlands: verlichting
Pools: światło

3 light

A particular perspective or aspect of a situation.

Pools: oświetlenie, światło

4 light

The quality of being luminous; emitting or reflecting light.

synoniemen: brightness, brightness level, luminance, luminosity, luminousness.

Roget 420: light, ray, beam, stream, gleam, streak, pencil; sunbeam, moonbeam; aurora.    day; sunshine; light of day, light of heaven; ... meer laten zien

Nederlands: glans, luminantie, helderheid
Pools: światłość

5 light

An illuminated area.

6 light

A condition of spiritual awareness; divine illumination:
— Follow God's light.

synoniem: illumination.

7 light

The visual effect of illumination on objects or scenes as created in pictures:
— He could paint the lightest light and the darkest dark.

synoniem: lightness.

8 light

A person regarded very fondly.

9 light

Having abundant light or illumination:
— They played as long as it was light.
— As long as the lighting was good.

synoniem: lighting.

Nederlands: verlichting
Pools: światło, oświetlenie

10 light

Mental understanding as an enlightening experience.

11 light

Merriment expressed by a brightness or gleam or animation of countenance.

synoniemen: spark, sparkle, twinkle.

Roget 423: luminary; light etc. 420; flame etc. (fire) 382.    spark, scintilla; phosphorescence, fluorescence.    sun, orb of day, ... meer laten zien

Pools: iskierka, iskra

12 light

Public awareness.

13 Light

A divine presence believed by Quakers to enlighten and guide the soul.

synoniemen: Christ Within, Inner Light, Light Within.

14 light

A visual warning signal.

15 light

A device for lighting or igniting fuel or charges or fires:
— Do you have a light?.

synoniemen: igniter, ignitor, lighter.

Nederlands: aansteker, vuurtje


1 light

Make lighter or brighter:
— This lamp lightens the room a bit.

synoniemen: illume, illuminate, illumine, light up.

Roget 420: shine, glow, glitter; glister, glisten; twinkle, gleam; flare, flare up; glare, beam, shimmer, glimmer, flicker, ... meer laten zien

Nederlands: lichten, schijnen, verlichten

2 light

Begin to smoke.

synoniemen: fire up, light up.

3 light

To come to rest, settle:
— Misfortune lighted upon him.

synoniemen: alight, perch.

Roget 292: arrive; get to, come to; come; reach, attain; come up with, come up to; overtake, make, fetch; complete etc. 729; ... meer laten zien

4 light

Cause to start burning; subject to fire or great heat:
— Light a cigarette.

synoniem: ignite.

Nederlands: aansteken, ontsteken

5 light

Fall to somebody by assignment or lot.

synoniem: fall.

6 light

Alight from (a horse).

synoniemen: dismount, get down, get off, unhorse.

Roget 306: descend; go down, drop down, come down; fall, gravitate, drop, slip, slide, rappel, settle; plunge, plummet, ... meer laten zien

7 light

Start or maintain a fire in.

synoniemen: fire, ignite.

Roget 384: heat, warm, chafe, stive, foment; make hot etc. 382; sun oneself, sunbathe.    go up in flames, burn to the ground (flame) 382.    ... meer laten zien

bijvoeglijk naamwoord

1 light

Of comparatively little physical weight or density.

Roget 320: light, subtile, airy; imponderous, imponderable; astatic, weightless, ethereal, sublimated; gossamery; suberose, suberous; uncompressed, volatile; ... meer laten zien

Roget 322: rare, subtile, thin, fine, tenuous, compressible, flimsy, slight; light etc. 320; cavernous, spongy etc. ... meer laten zien

Roget 842: witty, attic; quick-witted, nimble-witted; smart; jocular, jocose, humorous; facetious, waggish, whimsical; kidding, joking, puckish; ... meer laten zien

Roget 430: white; milk-white, snow-white; snowy; niveous, candid, chalky; hoar, hoary; silvery; argent, argentine; canescent, cretaceous, ... meer laten zien

Pools: lekki

2 light

used of color Having a relatively small amount of coloring agent:
— Light blue.
— Light colors such as pastels.
— A light-colored powder.

synoniem: light-colored.

Nederlands: lichtgekleurd
Pools: jasny

3 light

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

4 light

Not great in degree or quantity or number.

Pools: lekki

5 light

Psychologically light; especially free from sadness or troubles.

6 light

Characterized by or emitting light.

7 light

used of vowels or syllables Pronounced with little or no stress:
— A syllable that ends in a short vowel is a light syllable.

synoniemen: unaccented, weak.

8 light

Easily assimilated in the alimentary canal; not rich or heavily seasoned.

Pools: lekki, lekkostrawny, łatwostrawny

9 light

used of soil Loose and large-grained in consistency.

Pools: pulchny

10 light

of sound or color Free from anything that dulls or dims:
— A light lilting voice like a silver bell.

synoniemen: clean, clear, unclouded.

Roget 420: shining etc. v.; luminous, luminiferous; lucid, lucent, luculent, lucific, luciferous; light, lightsome; bright, ... meer laten zien

11 light

Moving easily and quickly; nimble:
— The dancer was light and graceful.
— A lightsome buoyant step.
— Walked with a light tripping step.

synoniemen: lightsome, tripping.

Roget 605: irresolute, infirm of purpose, double-minded, half-hearted; undecided, unresolved, undetermined; shilly-shally; fidgety, tremulous; hesitating etc. v.; off one's balance; ... meer laten zien

Roget 836: cheerful; happy etc. 827; cheery, cheerly; of good cheer, smiling; blithe; in spirits, in good spirits; breezy, bully, chipper [U.S.]; ... meer laten zien

12 light

Demanding little effort; not burdensome.

Pools: lekki, nietrudny, łatwy

13 light

Of little intensity or power or force.

14 light

physics, chemistry Not having atomic weight greater than average.

15 light

Weak and likely to lose consciousness:
— Felt light in the head.
— Light-headed with wine.
— Light-headed from lack of sleep.

synoniemen: faint, light-headed, lightheaded, swooning.

16 light

Very thin and insubstantial.

17 light

Marked by temperance in indulgence:
— A light eater.
— A light smoker.
— Ate a light supper.

synoniem: abstemious.

18 light

Less than the correct or legal or full amount often deliberately so:
— A light pound.

synoniemen: scant, short.

Roget 32: small, little; diminutive etc. (small in size) 193; minute; fine; inconsiderable, paltry etc. (unimportant) 643; faint ... meer laten zien

19 light

Having little importance.

20 light

Intended primarily as entertainment; not serious or profound.

Pools: lekki, łatwy

21 light

Silly or trivial:
— Light banter.
— Light idle chatter.

synoniem: idle.

Roget 643: unimportant; of little account, of small account, of no account, of little importance, of no importance etc. 642; immaterial; unessential, nonessential; indifferent.    subordinate etc. ... meer laten zien

22 light

Designed for ease of movement or to carry little weight.

23 light

Having relatively few calories:
— Light (or lite) beer.
— Lite (or light) mayonnaise.

synoniemen: calorie-free, lite, low-cal.

Pools: chudy, nietłusty

24 light

of sleep Easily disturbed:
— In a light doze.
— A light sleeper.

synoniem: wakeful.

25 light

Casual and unrestrained in sexual behavior:
— He was told to avoid loose (or light) women.

synoniemen: easy, loose, promiscuous, sluttish, wanton.

Roget 961: impure; unclean etc. (dirty) 653; not to be mentioned to ears polite; immodest, shameless; indecorous, indelicate, indecent; Fescennine; loose, ... meer laten zien

Roget 705: easy, facile; feasible etc. (practicable) 470; easily managed, easily accomplished; within reach, accessible, easy of access, for the million, open to.    manageable, ... meer laten zien

Pools: rozwiązły, lubieżny, rozpustny


1 light

With few burdens:
— Experienced travellers travel light.

synoniem: lightly.

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