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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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Brewster suggests that glass should be carefully examined by polarized light before it is purchased.
Effect of polarized light therapy around the stellate ganglion on the sympathetic activity of upper extremity [Japanese].
When polarized light passes through transparent or translucent plastic, the components of the light wave that are parallel and perpendicular to the direction of the stress propagate through the plastic at different speeds.
All starch granules of semolina had a "Maltese cross" image under polarized light.
Figure 3c illustrates flake graphite under polarized light.
23) gave an excellent example when they investigated the phase-separation process and self-organization of textures in the biphasic region of a thermotropic liquid crystalline polyester, poly(4,4[prime]-dioxy-2,2[prime]-dimethylazoxybenzenedodecanedioyl), using polarized light microscopy.
They found high levels of circularly polarized light in a region of the Great Nebula in the constellation of Orion, a star birthplace 1,500 light years away.
You'll learn about prisms, the difference between reflection and refraction, polarized light, microscopes, periscopes, telescopes, and high-tech stuff like fiber-optics.
Each projector allows only one state of polarized light to pass through its lens.
4 Lamp Lamp polarized light therapy for the treatment of polarized light, the degree of polarization of at least 95% and a power halogen bulb at least 20 W lamp equipped with a tripod 1 Appendix 6 to siwz - pos.
The signature in the polarized light of plants on distant planets would also be detectable in this way.