Lighte

Definitions

  • Apparatus for Striking a Light
    Apparatus for Striking a Light
  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Lighte imp. of Light, to alight.
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Additional illustrations & photos:

"She was just high enough, and could light the lamps." "She was just high enough, and could light the lamps."
Reginald working on his slate by the light of a candle Reginald working on his slate by the light of a candle
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
Both brass and pottery candlesticks have been found. The candle was the standard lighting device during the 17th century Both brass and pottery candlesticks have been found. The candle was the standard lighting device during the 17th century
Archeological explorations revealed that the colonists enjoyed archery. The iron lever shown, known as a “goat’s foot,” was used for setting the string of a light hunting crossbow. It was found 4 miles from Jamestown. showing the use of a “goat’s foot” from _Weapons, A Pictorial History_ by Edwin Tunis Archeological explorations revealed that the colonists enjoyed archery. The iron lever shown, known as a “goat’s...
The peris, who resemble angels, appear in a blaze of light The peris, who resemble angels, appear in a blaze of light
The porcupine stood in the shade but the background was light The porcupine stood in the shade but the background was light
"AFOOT AND LIGHT-HEARTED." "AFOOT AND LIGHT-HEARTED."

Quotations

  • David Hare
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    “Children always turn to the light.”
  • Doug Horton
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    “Seeing the light is a choice, not seeing the light is no choice.”
  • Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
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    “Where there is much light, the shadow is deep.”
  • Henry David Thoreau
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    “Let nothing come between you and the light.”
  • Ambrose Bierce
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    “Experience is a revelation in the light of which we renounce our errors of youth for those of age.”
  • Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
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    “More light!”

Idioms

A light purse is a heavy curse - Life is difficult when you don't have much money.
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Cold light of day - If you see things in the cold light of day, you see them as they really are, not as you might want them to be.
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Get the green light - If you get the green light to do something, you are given the necessary permission, authorisation.
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Green light - If you are given the green light, you are given approval to do something.
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In light of - 'In light of' is similar to 'due to'.
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Many hands make light work - This idiom means that when everyone gets involved in something, the work gets done quickly.
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More heat than light - If a discussion generates more heat than light, it doesn't provide answers, but does make people angry.
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Out like a light - If you are out like a light, you fall fast asleep.
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Red light district - The red light district is the area of a town or city where there is prostitution, sex shops, etc.
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See the light - When someone sees the light, they realise the truth.
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Shed light - If you shed light on something, you make it clearer and easier to understand.
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Usage

In literature:

Are they bodies which shine by their own light like the sun, or do they only shine with borrowed light like the moon?
"The Story of the Heavens" by Robert Stawell Ball
She turned toward him and saw the light in his white-gold hair.
"The Saracen: Land of the Infidel" by Robert Shea
A faint light penetrated the bed curtains from somewhere in their room, and by that light he could see her smiling.
"The Saracen: The Holy War" by Robert Shea
It's light that does it, Thurston, it's light that does it!
"Astounding Stories of Super-Science February 1930" by Various
Long bright knives of light slithered across the wet pavement from the sharp arc lights on the Soochow bridge.
"Peter the Brazen" by George F. Worts
But what if Smugglers' Light had been cut off and a false light lighted on the old tower?
"Smugglers' Reef" by John Blaine
The lighted vessel vibrated, and broke in her soul, the light fell, struggled, and went dark.
"The Rainbow" by D. H. (David Herbert) Lawrence
Never, if you are a man, speak lightly of women.
"Social Life" by Maud C. Cooke
The fine light should not be too near the moon, as its glare would tend to injure her pale silver light.
"The Cook and Housekeeper's Complete and Universal Dictionary; Including a System of Modern Cookery, in all Its Various Branches," by Mary Eaton
The light glow in the west disappeared and left the earth but scantily lighted by a new moon.
"The Web of the Golden Spider" by Frederick Orin Bartlett
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In poetry:

Beauty of the Light, surround my life, -
Beauty of the Light!
I have sacrificed longing and parted from grief,
I can bear thy delight.
"Bride of the Fire" by Aurobindo Ghose
How few are they that voyage through the night
On that eternal quest,
For that strange light beyond our light,
That rest beyond our rest.
"The Companions" by Alfred Noyes
That all thy path be light
Let darkness fall on me;
If all thy days be bright,
Mine black as night could be;
My love would light my night.
"Love's Prayer" by John Hay
To this people would I give
What of strength and light is mine;
But, Lord, that their souls may live,
Give them light and strength divine!
"Hymns For Ordination and Installation XI" by John Pierpont
But when those others, one by one,
Withdrew themselves from me and night,
And in the house light after light
Went out, and I was all alone,
"In Memoriam A. H. H.: 95" by Alfred Lord Tennyson
And others who have left the light,
The light that death can only stem,
Perchance are with us here to-night,
Because to-night we think of them.
"To My Friend" by Alexander Anderson

In news:

Portraiture, including shoestring studio lighting, natural lighting and photography with on-camera flash, will be addressed in a number of the workshops.
Parquet Courts Light Up Gold Light Up Gold.
ADB Lighting supported the Prague Quadrennial (PQ)'s second Scenofest in June with the main lighting elements for two of the central performance spaces.
It can deliver ambient white light throughout a space or directional lighting.
Track lighting is a versatile type of fixture, with several lights attached to a track.
The rugged, yet lightweight, Light for Life™ flashlight provides a bright light source that lasts for two hours and fully recharges in the user's truck or office in 90 seconds.
MU freshman Jonathan Deutsch, left, recites the candle lighting blessing as MU sophomore Mira Barasch, right, lights the menorah for the first night of Hanukkah on Wednesday.
Atlanta-based Acuity Brands expanded its LED indoor ambient lighting portfolio with the launch of the Lithonia Lighting RTLED Relight assembly kit.
The 18th annual Ritzy 's Fantasy of Lights to benefit Easter Seals—a magical mile of holiday lights in Evansville's Garvin Park—opens on Thanksgiving night, Thursday, November 24, and will operate nightly through Jan 1.
Sauvignon blanc is typically light, fresh, fruity, zingy and very light in color.
See the Light from Kichler's Design Pro LED Under Counter Light.
The Sequential Lighting Kit has three individual LED lights that can be a "quick and easy DIY project" for your customers, the company says.
Car crashes caught on red light cameras from around New Jersey in 2011 In this video, originally posted by American Traffic Solutions, car crashes caught on red light cameras from around New Jersey can be seen.
Besides the tree lighting, hot cocoa and cookies will be served by McDonalds, and Mrs Claus will be at the Village Book Store reading stories to the boys and girls before and after the lighting ceremony.
Further information about White Light can be found at the White Light website, www. whitelight .ltd.uk.
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In science:

To see how much underestimate could be caused by weighting by light, take the following simple model in which we assume that the mass-to-light ratio is constant (= µ0) in the galaxy forming regions.
The Probability Distribution Function of Light in the Universe: Results from Hydrodynamic Simulations
The system is compressible with gapless phonon excitations determined by the 3 elastic constants. (5) Light scattering from the PSDW state It is very interesting to see if soft X-ray or light scattering experiments60 can directly test the existence of the PSDW when dc1 < d < dc2 .
Mutual Composite Fermion and composite Boson approaches to balanced and imbalanced bilayer quantum Hall system: an electronic analogy of the Helium 4 system
For both models and observations the slope of the ’bolometric’ light curve diverges from the V-band light curve at later epochs.
The late UVOIR light curve of SN 2000cx
In Fig. 2 we compare the bolometric light curve to the V-band light curve for our two model calculations.
The late UVOIR light curve of SN 2000cx
Also in the observations do we find that the slope of the bolometric and V-band light curves differs (Fig. 2 lower panel). A comparison to a true bolometric light curve would increase this effect.
The late UVOIR light curve of SN 2000cx
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