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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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In reflected light against a light background, the printed image or logo remains but the window becomes opaque, whilst against a dark background the logo disappears and the window displays a series of stripes.
The ISO Method 11345 addressed the use of reflected light and reference photographs (ref.
Dr Carl Hergenrother and Dr Robert Whiteley, of Arizona University, analysed reflected light from JOO2E3 to work out the chemical composition of its surface.
They found no sign of reflected light down to one part in 20,000.
a bubble or a pit) in the smooth recording surface causes the laser beam's reflected light to disperse.
There is even a technique available for cheaply gauging global reflectivity by measuring "earthshine" - the faint glow of our reflected light, seen on the dark portion of a crescent moon.
Their images appear distorted, though, because the convex (outward curved) surface of the mirror makes the reflected light rays spread out, instead of traveling in a straight line to your eye.
7-inch full HD D-ILA device exhibits a significant reduction in stray light caused by the dispersion and diffraction of reflected light.
312) makes the point that shrub intrusion into tundra reduces albedo, the percentage of reflected light, but doesn't report actual impact on ground temperature.
The reflected light is picked up by a single fiber at 0[degrees] from the surface.
A secondary concern is with light: the direct light produced by the bulbs inside the translucent paper-and-film sculptures, the reflected light from the Scotchbrite fabric that Ziegler often uses as the support for his paintings, and the specifically pictorial light produced by the interaction of colors on a surface.
During this period, however, the brilliance of the moon and stars, and the reflected light of the sun from below the horizon confer twilight, not darkness, to the region.