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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
References in periodicals archive ?
Tiny structures that use light waves to perform ultrafast complex mathematical operations could be built from available materials, a new computer simulation suggests.
If the circumference is a whole number of wavelengths, the light waves superimpose perfectly each trip around.
One light wave leaves as two after passing through the material: a wave moving in the same corkscrew direction as the original, and a wave moving in the opposite direction and with a smaller amplitude--such that it is not only negatively refracted, but perhaps also negatively reflected.
The Utah engineers have developed an ultracompact beamsplitter -- the smallest on record -- for dividing light waves into two separate channels of information.
It's important to remember that the light waves from a laser are all the same.
The other groups stayed at school and explored light waves using ribbons to represent the different coloured light waves.
Below that limit, such cables tend to be overly "lossy," meaning data carried by light waves becomes incoherent and disappears, says Jacob.
Used with gene therapy, the implant - the size of a drawing pin - would give off light waves to change electrical activity in the part of the brain which causes seizures.
They were looking for a specific pattern in light waves within the faint microwave glow left over from the Big Bang.
28 ( ANI ): Researchers have developed a thin material to help make things "invisible" within a limited range of light waves.
Light waves behave in strange ways when travelling across an expanse of water, especially with layers of air of varying temperatures.
The sun gives off the entire spectrum of visible light, from blue light waves to red ones.