Noun Definition

light

1.Definition: (physics) electromagnetic radiation that can produce a visual sensation

"The light was filtered through a soft glass window"

Category: General

2.Definition: a condition of spiritual awareness; divine illumination

"Follow God's light"

Related Noun(s):illumination

Category: General

3.Definition: a device for lighting or igniting fuel or charges or fires

"Do you have a light?"

Related Noun(s):lighter, igniter, ignitor

Category: Objects

4.Definition: a divine presence believed by Quakers to enlighten and guide the soul

Category: General

5.Definition: a particular perspective or aspect of a situation

"Although he saw it in a different light, he still did not understand"

Category: General

6.Definition: a person regarded very fondly

"The light of my life"

Category: People

7.Definition: a visual warning signal

"They saw the light of the beacon", "There was a light at every corner"

Category: General

8.Definition: an illuminated area

"He stepped into the light"

Category: Places

9.Definition: any device serving as a source of illumination

"He stopped the car and turned off the lights"

Category: Objects

10.Definition: having abundant light or illumination

"They played as long as it was light", "As long as the lighting was good"

Category: General

11.Definition: mental understanding as an enlightening experience

"He finally saw the light", "Can you shed light on this problem?"

Category: General

12.Definition: merriment expressed by a brightness or gleam or animation of countenance

Related Noun(s):spark, twinkle, sparkle

Category: General

13.Definition: public awareness

"It brought the scandal to light"

Category: General

14.Definition: the quality of being luminous; emitting or reflecting light

Related Noun(s):luminance, brightness, luminosity, luminousness

Category: General

15.Definition: the visual effect of illumination on objects or scenes as created in pictures

"He could paint the lightest light and the darkest dark"

Related Noun(s):lightness

Category: General