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Overview of noun lighter

The noun lighter has 3 senses? (no senses from tagged texts)
1. igniter, ignitor, lighter

(a substance used to ignite or kindle a fire)

2. lighter, light, igniter, ignitor

(a device for lighting or igniting fuel or charges or fires; "do you have a light?")

3. barge, flatboat, hoy, lighter

(a flatbottom boat for carrying heavy loads (especially on canals))

Overview of verb lighter

The verb lighter has 1 senses? (no senses from tagged texts)
1. lighter

(transport in a flatbottom boat)

Overview of adj light

The adj light has 25 senses? (first 12 from tagged texts)
1. (14) light

(of comparatively little physical weight or density; "a light load"; "magnesium is a light metal

2. (9) light, light-colored

((used of color) having a relatively small amount of coloring agent; "light blue"; "light colors such as pastels"; "a light-colored powder")

3. (4) light

(of the military or industry; using (or being) relatively small or light arms or equipment; "light infantry"; "light cavalry"; "light industry"; "light weapons")

4. (3) light

(not great in degree or quantity or number; "a light sentence"; "a light accent"; "casualties were light"; "light snow was falling"; "light misty rain"; "light smoke from the chimney")

5. (3) light

(psychologically light; especially free from sadness or troubles; "a light heart")

6. (3) light

(characterized by or emitting light; "a room that is light when the shutters are open"; "the inside of the house was airy and light")

7. (2) unaccented, light, weak

((used of vowels or syllables) pronounced with little or no stress; "a syllable that ends in a short vowel is a light syllable"; "a weak stress on the second syllable")

8. (2) light

(easily assimilated in the alimentary canal; not rich or heavily seasoned; "a light diet")

9. (2) light

((used of soil) loose and large-grained in consistency; "light soil")

10. (1) clean, clear, light, unclouded

((of sound or color) free from anything that dulls or dims; "efforts to obtain a clean bass in orchestral recordings"; "clear laughter like a waterfall"; "clear reds and blues"; "a light lilting voice like a silver bell")

11. (1) light, lightsome, tripping

(moving easily and quickly; nimble; "the dancer was light and graceful"; "a lightsome buoyant step"; "walked with a light tripping step")

12. (1) light

(demanding little effort; not burdensome; "light housework"; "light exercise")

13. light

(of little intensity or power or force; "the light touch of her fingers"; "a light breeze")

14. light

((physics, chemistry) not having atomic weight greater than average; "light water is ordinary water")

15. faint, light, swooning, light-headed, lightheaded

(weak and likely to lose consciousness; "suddenly felt faint from the pain"; "was sick and faint from hunger"; "felt light in the head"; "a swooning fit"; "light-headed with wine"; "light-headed from lack of sleep")

16. light

(very thin and insubstantial; "thin paper"; "light summer dresses")

17. abstemious, light

(marked by temperance in indulgence; "abstemious with the use of adverbs"; "a light eater"; "a light smoker"; "ate a light supper")

18. light, scant, short

(less than the correct or legal or full amount often deliberately so; "a light pound"; "a scant cup of sugar"; "regularly gives short weight")

19. light

(having little importance; "losing his job was no light matter")

20. light

(intended primarily as entertainment; not serious or profound; "light verse"; "a light comedy")

21. idle, light

(silly or trivial; "idle pleasure"; "light banter"; "light idle chatter")

22. light

(designed for ease of movement or to carry little weight; "light aircraft"; "a light truck")

23. light, lite, low-cal, calorie-free

(having relatively few calories; "diet cola"; "light (or lite) beer"; "lite (or light) mayonnaise"; "a low-cal diet")

24. light, wakeful

((of sleep) easily disturbed; "in a light doze"; "a light sleeper"; "a restless wakeful night")

25. easy, light, loose, promiscuous, sluttish, wanton

(casual and unrestrained in sexual behavior; "her easy virtue"; "he was told to avoid loose (or light) women"; "wanton behavior") © 2001-2013, Demand Media, all rights reserved. The database is based on Word Net a lexical database for the English language. see disclaimer
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