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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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This is the kind of lightness I want to talk about today.
Functionality, lightness and contemporary elegance come together in this creation, making it ideal for both the city and for the seaside.
Samsonite Group, a worldwide leader in travel solutions, has unveiled the new Litesphere range of advanced hybrid technology (AHT) luggage, which brings Samsonite's renowned suitcases to a whole new level of lightness.
The process of seeing an object begins when light reflected off that object hits the light-sensitive structures in the eye, and the perception of an object's lightness depends on the object's reflectance, as, objects that appear lighter reflect a larger percentage of light as compared to those that appear darker.
Calvino's concepts of lightness and weight offer a useful critical apparatus with which to approach Flann O'Brien's first novel, At Swim-Two-Birds.
If a high proportion of the flakes have poor orientation, the coating will look dark from all angles and both the lightness and the color will be unacceptable.
On March 15, Helmut Jahn, president of Chicago-based Murphy/Jahn, will describe his approach of "Archi-Neering" in which his team of collaborators create high-tech material and structural solutions in steel and glass that offer lightness as well as high-energy efficiencies.
For a long time she enjoys him only as a companion who swims with her in the lake; but once he saves her life by offering himself as a sacrifice, she learns to have concern for others, returns his love, and loses her lightness.
The lightness of the tensile structures forms a delightful foil to Lacoste's massive, limestone walls, and, in particular, to the brooding ruins of a castle occupied by the infamous Marquis de Sade, who lived in the town during the late eighteenth century.
That these performers can walk the walk (or jive the jive) makes the lightness of the material more palatable.
We test-drove the XLR from San Francisco to the Napa Valley--plenty of time to get the feel of the smooth ride and check out the XLR's nuances, Despite computerized traction, steering, and stability controls, we detected some mild body roll over uneven highway pavement and a bit of lightness in the front end at higher speeds--but as we became more familiar with the vehicle, enchantment set in.
But where Chihuly's glass is all transparency, lightness, color, and frill, Edmier's stone is black and leaden.