Very light


  • Light's servants were very odd
    Light's servants were very odd
  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Very light a colored flare fired from a Very pistol
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  • Jonathan Swift
    “Reason is a very light rider, and easily shook off.”


In literature:

The little saloon with its electric lighting would have been a very comfortable place to be in, had it only stood at rest.
"Atlantis" by Gerhart Hauptmann
Add two eggs, one at a time, and beat until very light.
"Mrs. Wilson's Cook Book" by Mary A. Wilson
A man who defends his honour, who kills his slanderer, is very lightly punished.
"The Land of the Black Mountain" by Reginald Wyon
If he is near the search-light, this veil of diffused light very seriously interferes with his vision.
"Artificial Light" by M. Luckiesh
It was one of those heavy days, so common in dreams, when the light is so dim that very little can be seen.
"None Other Gods" by Robert Hugh Benson
The people of Meroka are very mixed, some very dark, others very light.
"Adventures in New Guinea" by James Chalmers
Mr. Delaport Green was dressed in very light grey, with a white waistcoat.
"Great Possessions" by Mrs. Wilfrid Ward
Barbara's face was very pale and the light had gone from her eyes.
"Flower of the Dusk" by Myrtle Reed
Drain off all the water; mash and beat the fish and potatoes till very light.
"Public School Domestic Science" by Mrs. J. Hoodless
His hair was very light, almost white; his eyes too were of a very light color, and uncommonly large and prominent.
"The Path of Duty, and Other Stories" by H. S. Caswell
Use the hoe to keep out all weeds and hoe very lightly about the plants.
"Trees, Fruits and Flowers of Minnesota, 1916" by Various
When very light stir down, put in pans, let rise light and bake in a slow oven.
"Good Things to Eat as Suggested by Rufus" by Rufus Estes
I was weak and nervous and had to live on a very light diet.
"The People's Common Sense Medical Adviser in Plain English" by R. V. Pierce
Take out the onion and add the yolks of three eggs beaten very light.
"How to Cook Fish" by Olive Green
The electric light added very greatly to the brilliancy of the effect.
"A Journey to the Centre of the Earth" by Jules Verne
Now David pondered very much how he might keep a light aloft on dangerous nights.
"The Isles of Sunset" by Arthur Christopher Benson
The companion door was small, and being scarce more than ajar I was not surprised that only a very faint light entered by it.
"The Frozen Pirate" by W. Clark Russell
There is some evidence of alternate bearing, with a heavy crop followed by a very light crop.
"Northern Nut Growers Association Thirty-Fourth Annual Report 1943" by Various
They were of a light-brown colour, and wore very little clothing.
"Taking Tales" by W.H.G. Kingston
It was very light and fleecy.
"A Little Girl in Old New York" by Amanda Millie Douglas

In poetry:

But looking up, at last we see
The glimmer of the open light,
From o’er the place where we would be:
Then grow the very brambles bright.
"Drawing Near The Light" by William Morris
What hallows thus the hills of Greece,
And flings that light o'er Rome,
Which when her very fragments cease,
Still crowns her history's dome?
"Hallowed Ground" by James Avis Bartley
The days come in, the days go out,
They make the years, the years go by;
Our very name is touched with doubt,
But still the light is in the sky.
"Like Mists That Trail" by Alexander Anderson
Thou also givest light unto the Moon,
Which certainly is a very great boon
To all God's creatures here below,
Throughout the world where'er they go.
"The Beautiful Sun" by William Topaz McGonagall
And beautiful with blue and red
    And golden lights from windows high,
Where angels in the shadows stand,
    And earth seems very near the sky.
"At Home from Church" by Sarah Orne Jewett
Deep, Love, yea, very deep.
And in the dark exiled,
I have no sense of light but still to creep
And know the breast, but not the eyes. Thy child
Saw ne'er his mother near, nor if she smiled;
But only feels her weep.
"The Root" by Sir Arthur Quiller-Couch

In news:

Eclipse Aerospace relaunched production of its very light jet on Friday during a dealer and sales conference at the company's Albuquerque, N.M.
The ' Very Light ' Future Of Automobiles.
' Very Light Car' Competes for Automotive X-Prize.
Embraer Delivers First Phenom 100 Very Light Jet.
Light is very significant in the Zoroastrian religion, and it's a sign of knowledge and wisdom.
It's very tricky because planets are small, they don't shine their own visible light, they get lost in the glare of starlight, so you have to use tricky techniques to find them.
2012 Firestone Indy Lights Champion Tristan Vautier garnered six awards last week with his team Sam Schmidt Motorsports (SSM) at the IndyCar Championship Celebration, but the 23-year-old Frenchman had very little time to rest on his laurels.
CLAREMORE — The Rogers County Commissioners voted on a very light agenda Tuesday, including general business.
For example, we're very bad at light and shadows.
Some Very Cool Christmas Lights .
Monday – Thursday on The Only Night Show that matters we high light one of Buffalo's Very Own.
"We had some very special guests tonight for the lighting," said Mayor Cheri Barry.
But a new way of reading the Muslim holy book -- based on an old way of storytelling -- might shed a very different light on its meaning.
"I give two years before they're turning out the lights on a very painful and expensive mistake," predicted retail consultant David Goldstein.
ASP's original " Sapphire " LED light, the one that literally "lit-up" the tiny LED market years ago, was one of my very first "always in my pocket" lights.

In science:

One expects the light-cone wavefunction of a very high energy hadron to exhibit saturation.
A Simple Derivation of the JIMWLK Equation
These two corrections removed very well residual zodiacal light and detector drifts and improved significantly the calibration of the data.
IRIS: A new generation of IRAS maps
The observed data are not very certain because of the variation of light, interstellar extinction and emission.
On the difference between type E and A OH/IR stars
This is very similar to the well-known relation between the light-cone formulations of the NSR and Green-Schwarz superstrings in the flat space.
New Integrable System of 2dim Fermions from Strings on AdS_5 x S^5
On the string theory side, one obtains a very similar particle model by an appropriate light cone gauge.
On the Scattering Phase for AdS_5 x S^5 Strings
Even though it was not part of the original project, discussions have started to evaluate the feasibility in light of the very different demands of the detectors.
Data Acquisition in the EUDET Project
LMC–SMP 82.—This small, elliptical nebula has a very bright core of emission, particularly in the light of [O III].
Hubble Space Telescope Images of Magellanic Cloud Planetary Nebulae
In light of these, we are very interested in finding a genuine polynomial X (q) that involves the Coxeter number and exponents of Φ in the sense of (20).
The Cyclic Sieving Phenomenon for Faces of Generalized Cluster Complexes
Consider light by light scattering at very low photon energies ω ≪ m.
Introduction to Chiral Perturbation Theory
However, in light of observed logarithmic growth of entanglement entropies with time we cannot exclude another possibility of very small diffusion constant and, in strict sense, absence of localization.
Many body localization in Heisenberg XXZ magnet in a random field
However, the large height of the associated light-guides precludes this con figuratio n in the limited space available for the CASTOR calorimeter in the very forward region of the CMS experiment.
Performance Studies of Prototype II for the CASTOR forward Calorimeter at the CMS Experiment
The yields used by these authors are calculated for very low metallicity and the explosion energies of the supernovae/hypernovae are based on the fitting of the light curve and the spectra of individual su pernovae/hypernovae.
NLTE determination of the aluminium abundance in a homogeneous sample of extremely metal-poor stars
In light of these results it would be very interesting to have a classification of the reals which do compute a λ-random real.
Effectively closed sets of measures and randomness
The literature is not very conclusive about the effective g-factor for the light- and heavy-hole levels.
Towards quantum optics and entanglement with electron spin ensembles in semiconductors
It can be seen that the different datasets match each other very well indeed, and that the light variations of this (and the other) Cepheid in our catalog in the V and I bands are very well determined.
The Araucaria Project: The Distance to the Sculptor Group Galaxy NGC 247 from Cepheid Variables Discovered in a Wide-Field