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1. light

noun. ['ˈlaɪt'] (physics) electromagnetic radiation that can produce a visual sensation.

Synonyms

  • actinic ray
  • half-light
  • twilight
  • visible radiation
  • gegenschein
  • sunlight
  • lamplight
  • light beam
  • electromagnetic spectrum
  • candle flame
  • jack-o'-lantern
  • daylight
  • Moon
  • shooting star
  • radiance
  • moonlight
  • ray of light
  • actinic radiation
  • will-o'-the-wisp
  • ignis fatuus
  • fluorescence
  • candlelight
  • shaft of light
  • gaslight
  • friar's lantern
  • sunshine
  • shaft
  • glowing
  • streamer
  • sun
  • visible light
  • corona
  • beam
  • incandescence
  • glow
  • moonshine
  • scintillation
  • starlight
  • firelight
  • luminescence
  • torchlight
  • beam of light
  • counterglow
  • irradiation
  • ray

Antonyms

  • leeward
  • front
  • rear
  • windward

Etymology

  • leoht (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • light (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • lighten (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • lihtan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

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2. light

noun. ['ˈlaɪt'] any device serving as a source of illumination.

Synonyms

  • night-light
  • jacklight
  • panel light
  • riding lamp
  • flasher
  • fairy light
  • headlamp
  • sconce
  • anchor light
  • floodlight
  • blinker
  • searchlight
  • flood
  • photoflood
  • theater light
  • flood lamp
  • headlight
  • houselights
  • riding light
  • torch
  • room light
  • light source
  • sidelight
  • source of illumination
  • strip lighting
  • running light

Antonyms

  • animated
  • spirited
  • lively
  • polished

Etymology

  • leoht (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • light (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • lighten (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • lihtan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

3. light

adjective. ['ˈlaɪt'] of comparatively little physical weight or density.

Synonyms

  • lighter-than-air
  • floaty
  • buoyant
  • lightweight
  • low-density
  • airy

Antonyms

  • integrated
  • undiluted
  • cold
  • bare

Etymology

  • leoht (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • light (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • lighten (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • lihtan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

4. light

noun. ['ˈlaɪt'] a particular perspective or aspect of a situation.

Synonyms

  • perspective
  • position

Antonyms

  • good
  • comprehensible
  • blond

Etymology

  • leoht (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • light (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • lighten (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • lihtan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

5. light

verb. ['ˈlaɪt'] make lighter or brighter.

Synonyms

  • lighten up
  • light up
  • lighten
  • floodlight
  • illuminate
  • spotlight
  • illumine

Antonyms

  • euphemism
  • misconstruction
  • mistrust
  • distrust

Etymology

  • leoht (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • light (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • lighten (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • lihtan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

6. light

noun. ['ˈlaɪt'] the quality of being luminous; emitting or reflecting light.

Synonyms

  • luminescence
  • physical property
  • luminosity
  • brightness level
  • glow
  • brightness
  • luminance
  • illuminance
  • dull
  • incandescence
  • luminousness
  • bright

Antonyms

  • dull
  • sensitive
  • background
  • play down

Etymology

  • leoht (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • light (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • lighten (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • lihtan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

7. unit

noun. ['ˈjuːnət, ˈjuːnɪt'] an individual or group or structure or other entity regarded as a structural or functional constituent of a whole.

Synonyms

  • part
  • component
  • component part
  • constituent

Antonyms

  • natural depression
  • leeward
  • front
  • rear

8. unit

noun. ['ˈjuːnət, ˈjuːnɪt'] any division of quantity accepted as a standard of measurement or exchange.

Synonyms

  • kt
  • teraflop
  • MFLOP
  • cubature unit
  • energy unit
  • miles per gallon
  • karat
  • MIPS
  • temperature unit
  • capacity unit
  • linear unit
  • unit of viscosity
  • electrostatic unit
  • absorption unit
  • dioptre
  • angular unit
  • telephone unit
  • denier
  • heat unit
  • measuring block
  • capacity measure
  • unit of measurement
  • emu
  • definite quantity
  • million instructions per second
  • cubic measure
  • cubic content unit
  • Brinell number
  • mass unit
  • bit
  • megaflop
  • square measure
  • weight
  • work unit
  • langley
  • cubage unit
  • diopter
  • sound unit
  • measuring unit
  • metric
  • million floating point operations per second
  • weight unit
  • acceleration unit
  • explosive unit
  • carat
  • linear measure
  • metric unit
  • monetary unit
  • area unit
  • force unit
  • pain unit
  • printing unit
  • volume unit
  • displacement unit
  • electromagnetic unit
  • trillion floating point operations per second
  • computer memory unit
  • pressure unit

Antonyms

  • unrhythmical
  • disunion
  • nonalignment
  • descent

9. unit

noun. ['ˈjuːnət, ˈjuːnɪt'] an organization regarded as part of a larger social group.

Synonyms

  • combination
  • side
  • organisation
  • intensive care unit
  • fifth column
  • political entity
  • squad
  • working party
  • force
  • military force
  • house
  • task force
  • administrative unit
  • menage
  • klavern
  • organization
  • social unit
  • working group
  • family
  • scout troop
  • member
  • military group
  • household
  • instrumentality
  • poste restante
  • ICU
  • military unit
  • company
  • home
  • political unit
  • general delivery
  • outfit
  • den
  • Trojan horse
  • administrative body
  • work party
  • scout group
  • crew
  • team
  • troop

Antonyms

  • irrelevance
  • unpointedness
  • carinate
  • light

10. unit

noun. ['ˈjuːnət, ˈjuːnɪt'] a single undivided whole.

Synonyms

  • one

Antonyms

  • beginning
  • undock
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