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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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After a brief calibration, the mirror sent light waves that passed back through the chicken again and combined to re-create the "5.
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 key to this breakthrough was the development of a non-metallic metamaterial that compresses and contains light waves without generating heat and without compromising signal integrity.
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.
Such systems have been in use for some time, but can suffer from an ambiguity in the distance measured, due to the use of light waves as the measuring tool.
The Epic features fully multi-coated as well as phase coated lenses to correct shifting light waves that can tire the eyes, things that until recently were available on only the priciest optics.
They look beyond convention to discuss such topics as the photon wave function, the photon as the minimum dose of electromagnetic radiation, weak and intense monochromatic light wave propagating in cold strontium cloud, what physics is encoded in Maxwell's equations, and measuring light waves directly.
This paper discusses the nature of a hypothetical super-luminal observer who, as well as a real (sub-light speed) observer, perceives the world by light waves.