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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 ?
Spectral cloaking could be used to determine which operations are applied to a light wave and which are 'made invisible' to it over certain times.
The mechanical momentum of any light wave in free space is equal to zero.
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.
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.
LiFi connections are more secure when compared to Wi-Fi connections since light waves travel for only a short distance.
GLOBAL leader in lighting Signify raised the bar in innovation when it recently introduced in the local market the Light Fidelity (LiFi), a technology using high-quality light-emitting diode (LED) lighting to obtain a broadband Internet connection through light waves.
By using light waves, LiFi offers unprecedented bandwidth, which significantly enhances the connectivity of the classroom to enhance the learning environment by facilitating high-bandwidth learning materials such as videos and e-books.
They saw that the black hole distorted the light waves from the star in a way that agrees with Einstein's theory.
LiFi is a two-way, high-speed wireless technology similar to WiFi but uses light waves instead of radio waves to transmit data.
Sound waves travel around a million times slower than light waves; we measure both in Hertz (Hz).
They were surprised to find that all these layers tended to reflect away blue light waves, which gave the leaves that color.