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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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No light was visible within the arena other than the light stimulus.
The experimental set-up consisted of a red light stimulus that flashed on a computer interface that was presented via a randomized delay ranging between 5-15 seconds after the participant began pressing the 'gas' pedal.
Why, for instance, should a change in reinforcer magnitude or food deprivation drastically alter the blocking Junction of a light stimulus at the end of a response-reinforcer delay?
In the course of EP measuring, we need to register movement, a light stimulus, a sound stimulus, and the pushbutton pressing.
More importantly, the light stimulus needs to reach the back of the eye to be effective, so the farther away the person is from the source the lower its effectiveness for the circadian system.
Single-light training was used to establish an association between approach to a light stimulus and food reward.
This research explores the zcbrafish's ability to perceive UV light in a UV-cue based learning procedure, with an emphasis on behavior as it relates to the UV light stimulus.
In fact, most seeds germinate equally well in the light or dark, many only if they are given a light stimulus, and very, very few in the dark.
Saturation can be defined as the ratio of the brightness of the monocolor light stimulus to that of the white light stimulus, which can be attributed to the distance between the chromaticity point of the color and the one of non-chromatic stimulus point in the chromaticity diagram (JING & HU, 2006).
The various parameters measured were: N1, which was the first negative wave; after the S1 stimulus or the 'O' wave; N2, which was the early CNV (CNV [i]) marked at a fixed point 500 milliseconds after the stimulus S1, was called the 'E' wave; and N3, which was the late CNV (CNV [t]), was marked as a negative wave just prior to the onset of the light stimulus S2.
Other influences were the light stimulus on the visual system because they are the most important stimulus induced the instability that will be bigger in the open and fixed oriented eyes position than free gaze even the optical stimulus was the same.
The majority of the body was submerged; only a small portion of the head and the eye receiving the light stimulus remained above the water.