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Roget-categorie 420

3. Words relating to matter
3.3. Organic matter
›› 3.3.2. Sensation

#420. Light

zelfstandig naamwoord

light, ray, beam, stream, gleam, streak, pencilsunbeam, moonbeamaurora.
daysunshinelight of day, light of heavenmoonlight, starlight, sunlight etc. (luminary) 432daylight, broad daylight, noontide lightnoontide, noonday, noonday sun.
glow etc. v. — glimmering etc. v. — glintplay of light, flood of lightphosphorescence, lambent flame.
flush, halo, glory, nimbus, aureola.
spark, scintillafaculasparkling etc. v. — emication, scintillation, flash, blaze, coruscation, fulgurationflame etc. (fire) 382lightning, levin, ignis fatuus [Lat.], etc. (luminary) 423.
luster, sheen, shimmer, reflexion [Brit.], reflectiongloss, tinsel, spangle, brightness, brilliancy, splendoreffulgence, refulgencefulgor, fulgiditydazzlement, resplendence, transplendencyluminousness etc. adj. — luminositylucidityrenitency, nitencyradiance, radiation irradiation, illumination.
actinic rays, actinismRoentgen-ray, Xrayphotography, heliographyphotometer etc. 445.
[Science of light] opticsphotology, photometrydioptrics, catoptrics.
[Distribution of light] chiaroscuro, clairobscur, clear obscure, breadth, light and shade, black and white, tonality.
reflection, refraction, dispersionrefractivity.

werkwoord

shine, glow, glitterglister, glistentwinkle, gleamflare, flare upglare, beam, shimmer, glimmer, flicker, sparkle, scintillate, coruscate, flash, blazebe bright etc. adj. — reflect light, daze, dazzle, bedazzle, radiate, shoot out beamsfulgurate.
clear up, brighten.
lighten, enlightenlevinlight, light upirradiate, shine upongive out a light, hang out a lightcast light upon, cast light in, throw light upon, throw light in, shed light upon, shed luster uponillume, illumine, illuminaterelume, strike a lightkindle etc. (set fire to) 384.

bijvoeglijk naamwoord

shining etc. v. — luminous, luminiferouslucid, lucent, luculent, lucific, luciferous light, lightsomebright, vivid, splendent, nitid, lustrous, shiny, beamy, scintillant, radiant, lambentsheen, sheenyglossy, burnished, glassy, sunny, orient, meridiannoonday, tidecloudless, clearunclouded, unobscured.
gairish, garishresplendent, transplendentrefulgent, effulgentfulgid, fulgentrelucent, splendid, blazing, in a blaze, ablaze, rutilant, meteoric, phosphorescentaglow.
bright as silverlight as day, bright as day, light as noonday, bright as noonday, bright as the sun at noonday.
actinicphotogenic, graphicheliographicheliophagous.

uitdrukking

a day for gods to stoop and men to soar" [Tennyson]; dark with excessive bright" [Milton].



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