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Main Entry: 1light
Etymology: Old English loht "light, that which makes seeing possible" 1 a: something that makes vision possible b: the sensation aroused by stimulation of the visual sense organs c: electromagnetic radiation of any wavelength (as infrared, visible, ultraviolet, and X-rays) and traveling in a vacuum with a speed of about 186,000 miles (300,000 kilometers) per second; especially: such radiation that is visible to the human eye 2: DAYLIGHT 1 <by dawn's early light> 3: a source (as a lamp) of light <turn on the light> 4 a: public knowledge <facts brought to light> b: a particular appearance presented to view <were shown in a bad light by the lawyer> <I see the matter in a different light now> 5: a particular illumination <by the light of the moon> 6: something that helps one to know or understand <shed light on a problem> 7: a noted person : LEADING LIGHT 8 a: LIGHTHOUSE, BEACONb: TRAFFIC SIGNAL <turn left at the next light> 9: a flame for lighting something - in light of: with respect to <consider their advice in light of your own needs>