The natural agent that stimulates sight and makes things visible
Of little weight; not heavy
Come upon or discover by chance
Come upon or discover by chance
the houses had only the shadowy light of candles and oil lamps
it's light, portable, and you can use it anywhere
we started lighting into our attackers
A colourless, mild-flavoured variety of rum; = white rum.
A light used to illuminate a map.
A person holding novel religious doctrines; a revivalist; specifically a member of any of several churches, denominations, etc., arising from schism within various Protestant churches in Scotland and North America during the 18th and 19th centuries; (also, chiefly in plural) any of the groups to which these members belonged. Now historical.
Of, relating to, or holding the views of the Old Lights.
An interior light encased in a cylindrical mounting recessed into a ceiling.
Light which creates a halo effect, such as that obtained by rim lighting; a light placed so as to create this.
The main source of light in a photograph or film
(Of a person’s face or eyes) suddenly become animated with liveliness or joy
A wind of force 1 on the Beaufort scale (1-3 knots or 1-6 km/h)
A pale-coloured bottled ale
A flat box having a side of translucent glass or plastic and containing an electric light, so as to provide an evenly lighted flat surface or even illumination, such as in a studio
A handheld gunlike photosensitive device used chiefly in computer games, held to the display screen for passing information to the computer
A handheld pen-like photosensitive device held to the display screen of a computer terminal for passing information to the computer
A red traffic light or similar signal that instructs moving vehicles to stop
A small, squat candle in a metal case, used for decoration or within a stand to keep food or drink warm
A small pane above a main window, which typically opens outwards and upwards
A taper or candle made from wax
Nautical. A pyrotechnic preparation which burns with a blue flame and is used to send signals, especially at night-time. Now historical.
A beacon or lighthouse signal light fuelled with coal.
A mysterious light supposed to be seen floating or flickering in the air around a corpse, in a graveyard, etc.; a phosphorescent light superstitiously regarded as an omen of death, a corpse candle.
= globe lamp.
Poetic (now rare), light emitted by molten lava.
A name for: a Cambridge University sports team, often wearing distinctive jerseys, etc., of this colour (usually with the). Also (chiefly in plural): a member of a Cambridge University sports team.
A type of cream with a low fat content; specifically cream with a fat content higher than that of half-and-half but lower than that of heavy cream.
Resembling light; specifically designating an interval between two points in space-time that is neither time-like nor space-like; relating to such an interval.
The speed of light. Also (hyperbolically): an extremely high speed.
Radiance (of the eyes) expressing love; an instance of this.
The orange-red light given off by neon in a discharge tube.
= pass lamp.
Each of two or more beacons or lighthouses used as a navigational aid, appearing in alignment to shipping which is following a safe course, especially through a narrow channel.
A circular electronic light used in photography, film, microscopy, etc., to give even, shadowless lighting of a subject close to the lens; specifically = ring flash.
A light which illuminates a road, a street lamp.
A light maintained before or beside the rood, especially in a rood loft.
A window panel built into a roof to admit light
Ultraviolet or infrared radiation, invisible to the eye
A red light at the back of a vehicle that is automatically illuminated when the brakes are applied
Light accompanied by little or no heat; luminescence
A light positioned to illuminate the parts of a photographic subject which the main lighting leaves in shade
A cold frame in which the glass is a single large pane
A supplementary light used in photography or filming that does not change the character of the main light and is used chiefly to lighten shadows