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light

(Easy), adjective breezy, carefree, cushy, debonair, effortless, facile, lighthearted, manageable, not burdensome, not complex, not complicated, not difficult, not involved, nothing to it, painless, plain, simple, smooth, straightforward, uncomplicated

light

(Entertaining), adjective amusing, animated, beamish, bird-witted, blithe, blithesome, breezy, capricious, carefree, changeable, cheerful, cheery, comical, debonair, distracting, diverting, easygoing, elated, erratic, fickle, flighty, flyaway, free and easy, frivolous, gay, glad, gleeful, happy, happy as a lark, happy-go-lucky, humorous, impulsive, in good or high spirits, inconsequential, inconstant, insouciant, irresponsible, jaunty, jocund, jolly, jovial, joyful, jubilant, laughing, lighthearted, lively, merry, mirthful, optimistic, out in left field, out to lunch, petty, pleasing, pleasurable, positive, recreative, riant, scatterbrained, skittish, smiling, sportive, sunny, superficial, trivial, unimportant, untroubled, upbeat, volatile, witty

light

(Weightless), adjective airy, buoyant, diluted, feathery, floatable, floating, fluffy, light as a feather, light as air, lighter than air, slender, slight, superficial, thin, unsubstantial, watered down

light

(Daylight), noun crack of dawn, dawn, day, daylight hours, daytime, starlight, sunbeam, sunrise, sunshine, sunup, visibility

light

(Illumination), noun beaming, brightness, brilliance, brilliancy, clearness, comprehension, effulgence, flood of light, fluorescence, glare, gleam, gleaming, glimmer, glitter, glow, glowing, incandescence, irradiation, knowledge, lambency, lightness, luminescence, luminosity, luminous energy, luminousness, luster, openness, publicity, radiance, radiation, sheen, shine, shining, sparkle, sunlight, understanding
Associated concepts: evidence coming to light, shine the light of law
See also: deft, frivolous, jocular, minimal, negligible, slight, subtle, trivial
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South Korean physicists have created a composite mirror, made up of about 1,000 tiny reflectors, that coaxes light waves to retrace, in reverse, the paths taken by the original waves that struck it.
and Light Wave Inc's motion to amend their complaint, Judge Bashant found, "At worst, Plaintiffs are attempting to prolong frivolous litigation to harass[American Wave Machines]," and that, "the amendments appear to be undertaken in bad faith.
In their simulation, the researchers demonstrate this potential by sending through their material a light wave with the shape of the Austin, Texas, skyline.
The glass resonator can serve as a particle detector because the faint outer edge of the light wave, called its "evanescent tail," penetrates the ring's surface, probing the surroundings.
More details regarding the merger of Light Wave and other acquisition candidates will be released in subsequent news releases.
As a light wave travels from one medium, such as air, into another, such as water, it follows Snell's law: When light refracts, it does so on the other side of an imagined line perpendicular to the water's surface.
A light wave with a--amplitude creates a--reflected color.
Her research and teaching included holography, which is the creation of three-dimensional images with light wave interference patterns, along with optical and signal processing, liquid crystal electro-optics and affixing a novel variety of liquid crystals to silicon to create new types of miniature displays and computer monitors.
Both will be capable of providing many different networks which exist side-by-side in the same fiber optic cable, but will be physically and operationally independent of each other because each network will be supported by its own light wave or lambda.
In it, the budding theorist imagines what it would be like to ride on a light wave.