Night Lights United States
The night is the period of time between the end of the afternoon and the time that you go to bed especially the time when you relax before going to bed. So whose party was it last night? A particular night is a particular evening when a special event takes place such as a show or a play. The first night crowd packed the building. If something happens day and night or night and day it happens all the time without stopping. Dozens of doctors and nurses have been working day and night for weeks. lights&mdash plural nounthe lungs especially of sheep pigs etc. light1&mdash nounsomething that makes things visible or affords illumination All colors depend on light. Physics.Also called luminous energy radiant energy. electromagnetic radiation to which the organs of sight react ranging in wavelength from about 400 to 700 nm and propagated at a speed of 186 282 mi./sec 299 972 km/sec considered variously as a wave corpuscular or quantum phenomenon. a similar form of radiant energy that does not affect the retina as ultraviolet or infrared rays.the sensation produced by stimulation of the organs of sight.an illuminating agent or source as the sun a lamp or a beacon.the radiance or illumination from a particular source the light of a candle.the illumination from the sun daylight We awoke at the first light.daybreak or dawn when light appeared in the east.daytime Summer has more hours of light.a particular light or illumination in which an object seen takes on a certain appearance viewing the portrait in dim light.a device for or means of igniting as a spark flame or match Could you give me a light?a traffic light Don’t cross till the light changes.the aspect in which a thing appears or is regarded Try to look at the situation in a more cheerful light.the state of being visible exposed to view or revealed to public notice or knowledge limelight Stardom has placed her in the light.a person who is an outstanding leader celebrity or example luminary He became one of the leading lights of Restoration drama. Art. the effect of light falling on an object or scene as represented in a picture. one of the brightest parts of a picture.a gleam or sparkle as in the eyes.a measure or supply of light illumination The wall cuts off our light.spiritual illumination or awareness enlightenment. Architecture.Also called day. one compartment of a window or window sash. a window especially a small one.mental insight understanding. lights the information ideas or mental capacities possessed to act according to one’s lights.a lighthouse. Archaic.the eyesight. &mdash adjective light·er light·est.having light or illumination bright well-lighted the lightest room in the entire house.pale whitish or not deep or dark in color a light blue. of coffee or tea containing enough milk or cream to produce a light color. &mdash verb used with object light·ed or lit light·ing.to set burning as a candle lamp fire match or cigarette kindle ignite.to turn or switch on an electric light One flick of the master switch lights all the lamps in the room.to give light to furnish with light or illumination The room is lighted by two large chandeliers.to make an area or object bright with or as if with light often followed by up Hundreds of candles lighted up the ballroom.to cause the face surroundings etc. to brighten especially with joy animation or the like often followed by up A smile lit up her face. Her presence lighted up the room.to guide or conduct with a light a candle to light you to bed. &mdash verb used without object light·ed or lit light·ing.to take fire or become kindled The damp wood refused to light.to ignite a cigar cigarette or pipe for purposes of smoking usually followed by up He took out a pipe and lighted up before speaking.to become illuminated when switched on This table lamp won’t light.to become bright as with light or color often followed by up The sky lights up at sunset.to brighten with animation or joy as the face or eyes often followed by up . light2&mdash adjective light·er light·est.of little weight not heavy a light load.of little weight in proportion to bulk of low specific gravity a light metal.of less than the usual or average weight light clothing.weighing less than the proper or standard amount to be caught using light weights in trade.of small amount force intensity etc. light trading on the stock market a light rain light sleep.using or applying little or slight pressure or force The child petted the puppy with light gentle strokes.not distinct faint The writing on the page had become light and hard to read.easy to endure deal with or perform not difficult or burdensome light duties.not very profound or serious amusing or entertaining light reading.of little importance or consequence trivial The loss of his job was no light matter.easily digested light food.low in any substance as sugar starch or tars that is considered harmful or undesirable light cigarettes. of alcoholic beverages not heavy or strong a light apéritif. especially of beer and wine having fewer calories and usually a lower alcohol content than the standard product.spongy or well-leavened as cake. of soil containing much sand porous or crumbly.slender or delicate in form or appearance a light graceful figure.airy or buoyant in movement When she dances she’s as light as a feather.nimble or agile light on one’s feet.free from trouble sorrow or worry carefree a light heart.cheerful merry a light laugh.characterized by lack of proper seriousness frivolous light conduct.sexually promiscuous loose.easily swayed changeable volatile a heart light of love His is a life of a man light of purpose.dizzy slightly delirious I get light on one martini. Military.lightly armed or equipped light cavalry.having little or no cargo encumbrance or the like not burdened a light freighter drawing little water.adapted by small weight or slight build for small loads or swift movement The grocer bought a light truck for deliveries.using small-scale machinery primarily for the production of consumer goods light industry. Nautical.noting any sail of light canvas set only in moderate or calm weather as a royal skysail studdingsail gaff topsail or spinnaker. Meteorology. of wind having a speed up to 7 miles per hour 3 m/sec . Phonetics. of l-sounds resembling a front vowel in quality clear French l is lighter than English l.Prosody. of a syllable unstressed def 1 . short def 17a . Poker.being in debt to the pot He’s a dollar light. light3&mdash verb used without object light·ed or lit light·ing.to get down or descend as from a horse or a vehicle.to come to rest as on a spot or thing fall or settle upon land The bird lighted on the branch. My eye lighted on some friends in the crowd.to come by chance happen hit usually followed by on or upon to light on a clue to light on an ideal picnic spot.to fall as a stroke weapon vengeance or choice on a place or person The choice lighted upon our candidate. &mdash Verb Phraseslight into Informal.to make a vigorous physical or verbal attack on He would light into anyone with the slightest provocation.light out Slang.to leave quickly depart hurriedly He lit out of here as fast as his legs would carry him. Something that is new has been recently created built or invented or is in the process of being created built or invented. They’ve just opened a new hotel in the area. These ideas are nothing new. New is used to describe something that has only recently been discovered or noticed. The new planet is about ten times the size of the earth. A new day or year is the beginning of the next day or year. The start of a new year is a good time to reflect on the many achievements of the past. When people are united about something they agree about it and act together. The entire Brazilian people are united by their love of soccer. United is used to describe a country which has been formed from two or more states or countries. the first elections to be held in a united Germany for fifty eight years. &mdash adjectiveof or relating to the central civil government or authority.made maintained or chartered by or under the authority of one of the commonwealths that make up a federal union a state highway a state bank.characterized by attended with or involving ceremony a state dinner.used on or reserved for occasions of ceremony. &mdash Idioms lie in state of a corpse to be exhibited publicly with honors before burial The president’s body lay in state for two days.