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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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The Age x Device interaction, displayed in Figure 2A, shows that using a light pen lessens age differences in performance as compared with a mouse even for this group of experienced mouse users.
We used light pens (compact lasers) and filters at wavelengths of 680, 780, and 830 nm.
Though hand-held laser scanners are more efficient than light pens, the fact that they typically cost three to four times more often makes them less attractive to laboratory managers.
The system is also fitted with a keyboard light pen and bar-code labels.
Into our laptop we plugged the printers, phone, light pen, mouse, and UPS.
Our customers have determined that touch screens and light pens are the simplest input device to get the clinicians up to speed on new software," said Tarik Taman, district manager for BRC Health Care, an emergency department software vendor.
Then, the part on which the witness will focus for the next question is boxed on screen with a light pen and magnified.
All process changes are made using a light pen, which allows fast, accurate selection of all or individual zones.
The familiar light pen is a hand-held, contact reader.
In Allen-Bradley's case (and others), a light pen can be used to do Setup without a need for programming or even a programming terminal.
Online's EIDS compatible system--an AT compatible machine with Matrox interface cards--combines a videodisc player, microcomputer, monitor, interface cards, light pen, mouse, touch screen, and a keyboard in one stand-alone configuration.