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  • 1light sense — the faculty by which different degrees of brilliancy are distinguished …

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  • 2Light-headed — Light head ed (l[imac]t h[e^]d [e^]d), a. 1. Disordered in the head; dizzy; feeling faint; delirious. [WordNet sense 1] Walpole. Syn: faint, swooning, lightheaded. [1913 Webster + WordNet 1.5] 2. Thoughtless; heedless; volatile; unsteady; fickle; …

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  • 3Light-headedness — Light headed Light head ed (l[imac]t h[e^]d [e^]d), a. 1. Disordered in the head; dizzy; feeling faint; delirious. [WordNet sense 1] Walpole. Syn: faint, swooning, lightheaded. [1913 Webster + WordNet 1.5] 2. Thoughtless; heedless; volatile;… …

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  • 4sense — n 1 *sensation, feeling, sensibility Analogous words: awareness, consciousness, cognizance (see corresponding adjectives at AWARE): perception, *discernment, discrimination, penetration 2 Sense, common sense, good sense, horse sense, gumption,… …

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  • 5Light Yagami — Death Note character Light Yagami or Kira as he appears in the manga (Chapter 1 : Boredom) First appearance Death Note …

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  • 6light — light1 [līt] n. [ME liht < OE lēoht, akin to Ger licht < IE base * leuk , to shine, bright > Gr leukos, white, L lux & lumen, light, lucere, to shine, luna, moon, Welsh llug, gleam] 1. a) the form of electromagnetic radiation that acts… …

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  • 7sense — [sens] n. [Fr sens < L sensus < sentire, to feel, perceive: see SEND1] 1. the ability of the nerves and the brain to receive and react to stimuli, as light, sound, impact, constriction, etc.; specif., any of five faculties of receiving… …

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  • 8Light (disambiguation) — Light may refer to:*Light, electromagnetic radiation, part of which stimulates the sense of vision *Light, a device that produces light, such as: ** Lamp (disambiguation) ** Light fixture, an architectural device ** List of light sourcesIn food… …

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  • 9Light-minded — Light mind ed (l[imac]t m[imac]nd [e^]d), a. 1. Unsettled; unsteady; volatile; not considerate. [1913 Webster] 2. showing inappropriate levity. [WordNet sense 1] Syn: flippant. [WordNet 1.5] {Light mind ed*ness}, n. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 10Light-mindedness — Light minded Light mind ed (l[imac]t m[imac]nd [e^]d), a. 1. Unsettled; unsteady; volatile; not considerate. [1913 Webster] 2. showing inappropriate levity. [WordNet sense 1] Syn: flippant. [WordNet 1.5] {Light mind ed*ness}, n. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 11sense organ — n a bodily structure that receives a stimulus (as heat or sound waves) and is affected in such a manner as to initiate a wave of excitation in associated sensory nerve fibers which convey specific impulses to the central nervous system where they …

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  • 12light|er — light|er1 «LY tuhr», noun. 1. a thing used to set something else on fire, such as the various devices for lighting cigarettes. 2. a person who lights or kindles. ╂[< light1, verb + er1] light|er2 «LY tuhr», noun, verb. –n. a flat bottomed… …

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  • 13Sense — Senses are the physiological methods of perception. The senses and their operation, classification, and theory are overlapping topics studied by a variety of fields, most notably neuroscience, cognitive psychology (or cognitive science), and… …

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  • 14light — {{11}}light (adj.1) not heavy, from O.E. leoht not heavy, light in weight; easy, trifling; quick, agile, from P.Gmc. *lingkhtaz (Cf. O.N. lettr, Swed. lätt, O.Fris., M.Du. licht, Ger. leicht, Goth. leihts), from PIE root *legwh not heavy, having… …

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  • 15light — light1 lightful, adj. lightfully, adv. /luyt/, n., adj., lighter, lightest, v., lighted or lit, lighting. n. 1. something that makes things visible or affords illumination: All colors depend on light. 2. Physics …

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  • 16Sense — In biology and medicine, the faculty of sensory reception. The ability to convey specific types of external or internal stimuli to the brain and perceive them. Sensory reception occurs through a process known as transduction in which stimuli are… …

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  • 17Light verb — In linguistics, a light verb is a verb participating in complex predication that has little semantic content of its own, but provides through inflection some details on the event semantics, such aspect, mood, or tense. The semantics of the… …

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  • 18Light value — NOTOC In photography, light value has been used to refer to a ldquo;light level rdquo; for either incident or reflected light, often on a base 2 logarithmic scale.The term does not derive from a published standard, and has had severaldifferent… …

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  • 19sense — sense1 [ sens ] noun *** 1. ) count sense of a strong feeling or belief about yourself: Winning an award would give me a great sense of achievement. They say they are dealing with the problem, but there seems to be no sense of urgency. a sense of …

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  • 20sense — /sens/, n., v., sensed, sensing. n. 1. any of the faculties, as sight, hearing, smell, taste, or touch, by which humans and animals perceive stimuli originating from outside or inside the body. 2. these faculties collectively. 3. their operation… …

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