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Overview of noun lit

The noun lit has 1 senses? (no senses from tagged texts)
1. literature, lit

(the humanistic study of a body of literature; "he took a course in Russian lit")


Overview of noun light

The noun light has 15 senses? (first 12 from tagged texts)
1. (46) light, visible light, visible radiation

((physics) electromagnetic radiation that can produce a visual sensation; "the light was filtered through a soft glass window")

2. (23) light, light source

(any device serving as a source of illumination; "he stopped the car and turned off the lights")

3. (13) light

(a particular perspective or aspect of a situation; "although he saw it in a different light, he still did not understand")

4. (10) luminosity, brightness, brightness level, luminance, luminousness, light

(the quality of being luminous; emitting or reflecting light; "its luminosity is measured relative to that of our sun")

5. (7) light

(an illuminated area; "he stepped into the light")

6. (4) light, illumination

(a condition of spiritual awareness; divine illumination; "follow God's light")

7. (4) light, lightness

(the visual effect of illumination on objects or scenes as created in pictures; "he could paint the lightest light and the darkest dark")

8. (3) light

(a person regarded very fondly; "the light of my life")

9. (2) light, lighting

(having abundant light or illumination; "they played as long as it was light"; "as long as the lighting was good")

10. (2) light

(mental understanding as an enlightening experience; "he finally saw the light"; "can you shed light on this problem?")

11. (2) sparkle, twinkle, spark, light

(merriment expressed by a brightness or gleam or animation of countenance; "he had a sparkle in his eye"; "there's a perpetual twinkle in his eyes")

12. (1) light

(public awareness; "it brought the scandal to light")

13. Inner Light, Light, Light Within, Christ Within

(a divine presence believed by Quakers to enlighten and guide the soul)

14. light

(a visual warning signal; "they saw the light of the beacon"; "there was a light at every corner")

15. lighter, light, igniter, ignitor

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


Overview of adj lit

The adj lit has 2 senses? (first 1 from tagged texts)
1. (1) illuminated, lighted, lit, well-lighted

(provided with artificial light; "illuminated advertising"; "looked up at the lighted windows"; "a brightly lit room"; "a well-lighted stairwell")

2. lighted, lit

(set afire or burning; "the lighted candles"; "a lighted cigarette"; "a lit firecracker")

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