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Examples of usage for light:

  1. Light strictly denoting a form of radiant energy, is used as a general term for any luminous effect discernible by the eye, from the faintest phosphorescence to the blaze of the noonday sun. A flame is both hot and luminous; if it contains few solid particles it will yield little light tho it may afford intense heat, as in the case of a hydrogen- flame. A blaze is an extensive, brilliant flame. A flare is a wavering flame or blaze; a flash is a light that appears and disappears in an instant; as, a flash of lightning; the flash of gunpowder. The glare and glow are steady, the glare painfully bright, the glow subdued; as, the glare of torches; the glow of dying embers. Shine and shining refer to a steady or continuous emission of light sheen is a faint shining, usually by reflection. Glimmer, glitter, and shimmer denote wavering light We speak of the glimmer of distant lamps through the mist; of the shimmer of waves in sunlight or moonlight. A gleam is not wavering, but transient or intermittent; a sudden gleam of light came through the half- open door; a glitter is a hard light as, the glitter of burnished arms. A sparkle is a sudden light as of sparks thrown out; scintillation is the more exact and scientific term for the actual emission of sparks, also the figurative term for what suggests such emission; as, scintillations of wit or of genius. Twinkle and twinkling are used of the intermittent light of the fixed stars. Glistening is a shining as from a wet surface. Illumination is a wide- spread, brilliant light as when all the windows of a house or of a street are lighted. The light of incandescence is intense and white like that from metal at a white heat. –  by
  2. Put it on over your light dress. –  by
  3. Beat two or three eggs till very light and add them gradually to the mixture. –  by
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