light up

Definitions

  • She a-offerin' to light up the world, if she only had a place to stand up on
    She a-offerin' to light up the world, if she only had a place to stand up on
  • WordNet 3.6
    • v light up make lighter or brighter "This lamp lightens the room a bit"
    • v light up begin to smoke "After the meal, some of the diners lit up"
    • v light up start to burn with a bright flame "The coal in the BBQ grill finally lit up"
    • v light up ignite "The sky lit up quickly above the raging volcano"
    • v light up become clear "The sky cleared after the storm"
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Quotations

  • Francis Bacon
    Francis%20Bacon
    “Fame is like a river, that beareth up things light and swollen, and drowns things weighty and solid.”
  • O. Henry
    O. Henry
    “Turn up the lights. I don't want to go home in the dark.”
  • Hamlin Garland
    Hamlin Garland
    “There is no gilding of setting sun or glamour of poetry to light up the ferocious and endless toil of the farmers wives.”
  • Felix Adler
    Felix Adler
    “The hero is one who kindles a great light in the world, who sets up blazing torches in the dark streets of life for men to see by.”
  • Yiddish Proverb
    Yiddish Proverb
    “Some people are electrifying, they light up a room when they leave.”
  • Source Unknown
    Source Unknown
    “When life seems just a dreary grind; and things seem fated to annoy; say something nice to someone else and watch the world light up with joy.”

Usage

In literature:

And there were moving lights up there, tiny moving spots on the adjacent rocks.
"Astounding Stories of Super-Science, May, 1930" by Various
He held the heavy static gun up and Asher felt a light charge tingle his body.
"Astounding Stories of Super-Science, June, 1930" by Various
His face lighted up when he saw us.
"The Harbor" by Ernest Poole
Myriads of star-shells or Verey lights shot high in the sky, lighting up the whole country-side like day.
"How I Filmed the War" by Lieut. Geoffrey H. Malins
Tom's honest face lighted up with pleasure.
"Mark Mason's Victory" by Horatio Alger
Soon they came up to the others, who paused to give them lights.
"In the Heart of a Fool" by William Allen White
His keen face lighted up at this new and wonderful turn of events.
"The Wolf Patrol" by John Finnemore
Then Mr. Max leaped up and ran through the flickering light to the nearest window.
"Seven Keys to Baldpate" by Earl Derr Biggers
Then his countenance suddenly lighted up.
"Ashton-Kirk, Criminologist" by John T. McIntyre
In the last quarter, but still it ought to light me up from this beach.
"Astounding Stories, July, 1931" by Various
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In poetry:

"As light as when in the silence
The petal falls from the cup,
And not a breath is stirring,
Yet the painter wakens up.
"The Painter And The Fairy" by Alexander Anderson
"How the light shines up every bough!
"How strange the leaves appear!
"Hark!--What was that?--'tis silent now,
"Come, Mary, never fear."
"The Drunken Father" by Robert Bloomfield
All that the perched owl's puckered brow
Had vainly bid me ponder,
The lark's light wings were solving now
In the roofless dome up yonder.
"The Owl And The Lark" by Alfred Austin
And with trumpets and thunderings and with morning song
Came up the light;
And thy spirit uplifted thee to forget thy wrong
As day doth night.
"Super Flumina Babylonis" by Algernon Charles Swinburne
Or looming up the heights,
Those awful spectres of the frozen zone
Splinter the crystal of heaven's sapphire dome,
With arrowy-glancing lights.
"The Death of Autumn" by Kate Seymour Maclean
And working on, new strength grew up in me,
Such as when some new hope
Sends light into the heart, and we can see
Clouds clearing from the scope.
"In Tempe" by Alexander Anderson

In news:

Meteor lights up sky over Bay Area.
Tiny Probes Light Up Diseased Tissue .
On my way home from working out the other night my wife and I noticed some people already have their Christmas lights up and turned on.
Willie Nelson and friends to light up country music award show.
Phones light up over the last loss.
Mount Airy lights up over the holiday.
A demonstrator lights up a joint at a rally to legalize marijuana in 2001 in Washington, D.C.
Nothing lights up a room more than a vibrant piece of stained glass.
This summer run of maximum mackerel lights up the mid-Atlantic.
It lights up the dark trail, climbing through blankets of falling snow with the rumble of a 400-horsepower diesel engine.
The golden sun sets as nearby Shwedagon Pagoda lights up the sky.
Nine year-old Merris has the kind of smile that lights up a room, a smile that gives no indication that she has been living with a life-altering injury in her rural village on the distant outskirts of Kitwe, Zambia.
SHERMAN, TX -There were some tears shed at tonight's Light up a Life tree lighting ceremony.
Auburn's big fireworks show lights up the sky above Owasco Lake.
A new government report shows fewer US adults are smoking, and those who light up are smoking fewer cigarettes daily.
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In science:

Up to now, quantum teleportation of superposed photon polarization states, superposed one-photon and vacuum states, and continuous variable light states has been demonstrated experimentally.
Generalized Measurement and Conclusive Teleportation with Nonmaximal Entanglement
That is, the gauginos obtain the contribution from the light moduli field and lift up sfermion masses via renormalization.
Bottom-Up Approach to Moduli Dynamics in Heavy Gravitino Scenario : Superpotential, Soft Terms and Sparticle Mass Spectrum
Poisson points, the space-time tra jectories of the particles correspond, up to a π/4 rotation, to the light-like lines generated by the nucleations in the PNG model of Figure 5.
One-dimensional stochastic growth and Gaussian ensembles of random matrices
The transistor switches LED to a voltage source adjustable in a range up to +50 V which allowed us to tune the necessary brightness of the light pulses.
Design and performance of LED calibration system prototype for the lead tungstate crystal calorimeter
Thus, the walks may be coupled together up to time k , whence the distribution of (cid:0)T (i) wk , wk (cid:1) is not the same for i = 1 as for i = 2 in light of (5.5) and choice of k .
Processes on Unimodular Random Networks
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