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Hide one’s face definition and meaning on Dictionary terms:
something that makes things visible or affords illumination: All colors depend on light.
Physics. Also called luminous energy, radiant energy. electromagnetic radiation to which the organs of sight react, ranging in wavelength from about 400 to 700 nm and propagated at a speed of 186,282 mi./sec (299,972 km/sec), considered variously as a wave, corpuscular, or quantum phenomenon. a similar form of radiant energy that does not affect the retina, as ultraviolet or infrared rays.
the sensation produced by stimulation of the organs of sight.
an illuminating agent or source, as the sun, a lamp, or a beacon.
the radiance or illumination from a particular source: the light of a candle.
the illumination from the sun; daylight: We awoke at the first light.
daybreak or dawn: when light appeared in the east.
daytime: Summer has more hours of light.
a particular light or illumination in which an object seen takes on a certain appearance: viewing the portrait in dim light.
a device for or means of igniting, as a spark, flame, or match: Could you give me a light?
a traffic light: Don’t cross till the light changes.
the aspect in which a thing appears or is regarded: Try to look at the situation in a more cheerful light.
the state of being visible, exposed to view, or revealed to public notice or knowledge; limelight: Stardom has placed her in the light.
a person who is an outstanding leader, celebrity, or example; luminary: He became one of the leading lights of Restoration drama.
Art. the effect of light falling on an object or scene as represented in a picture. one of the brightest parts of a picture.
a gleam or sparkle, as in the eyes.
a measure or supply of light; illumination: The wall cuts off our light.
spiritual illumination or awareness; enlightenment.
Architecture. Also called day. one compartment of a window or window sash. a window, especially a small one.
mental insight; understanding.
lights, the information, ideas, or mental capacities possessed: to act according to one’s lights.
Archaic. the eyesight.
adjective, lightA.er, lightA.est.
having light or illumination; bright; well-lighted: the lightest room in the entire house.
pale, whitish, or not deep or dark in color: a light blue.
(of coffee or tea) containing enough milk or cream to produce a light color.
verb (used with object), lightA.ed or lit, lightA.ing.
to set burning, as a candle, lamp, fire, match, or cigarette; kindle; ignite.
to turn or switch on (an electric light): One flick of the master switch lights all the lamps in the room.
to give light to; furnish with light or illumination: The room is lighted by two large chandeliers.
to make (an area or object) bright with or as if with light (often followed by up): Hundreds of candles lighted up the ballroom.
to cause (the face, surroundings, etc.) to brighten, especially with joy, animation, or the like (often followed by up): A smile lit up her face. Her presence lighted up the room.
to guide or conduct with a light: a candle to light you to bed.
verb (used without object), lightA.ed or lit, lightA.ing.
to take fire or become kindled: The damp wood refused to light.
to ignite a cigar, cigarette, or pipe for purposes of smoking (usually followed by up): He took out a pipe and lighted up before speaking.
to become illuminated when switched on: This table lamp won’t light.
to become bright, as with light or color (often followed by up): The sky lights up at sunset.
to brighten with animation or joy, as the face or eyes (often followed by up).