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     1. adj. Clair, de couleur pâle.
     2. adj. Léger.
     3. adj. (Gastron) Avec du lait ou de la crème en parlant de café.
           I'll have my coffee light, thanks.
           J'aimerais du lait dans mon café, merci.
     4. n. (Physique) Lumière.
     5. n. Source émettant de la lumière.
           I see a light in the distance.
     6. n. (Electric light) Luminaire, lumière artificielle (voir « lighting »).
           Please turn on the light.
     7. n. (Popu) Feu (de circulation routière) (traffic light).
           Turn right at the light.
     8. v. Allumer un feu.
     9. v. Illuminer.
anglais > anglais
     1. n. (physics) Visible electromagnetic radiation. The human eye can typically detect radiation (light) in the wavelength range of about 400 to 750 nanometers. Nearby shorter and longer wavelength ranges, a
           As you can see, this spacious dining-room gets a lot of light in the mornings.
     2. n. A source of illumination.
           Put that light out!
     3. n. Spiritual or mental illumination; enlightenment, useful information.
           Can you throw any light on this problem?
     4. n. (in the now rare) Facts; pieces of information; ideas, concepts.
     5. n. A notable person within a specific field or discipline.
           Picasso was one of the leading lights of the cubist movement.
     6. n. (painting) The manner in which the light strikes a picture; that part of a picture which represents those objects upon which the light is supposed to fall; the more illuminated part of a landscape or
     7. n. A point of view, or aspect from which a concept, person or thing is regarded.
           I'm really seeing you in a different light today.
           Magoon's governorship in Cuba was viewed in a negative light by many Cuban historians for years thereafter.
     8. n. A flame or something used to create fire.
           Hey, buddy, you got a light?
     9. n. A firework made by filling a case with a substance which burns brilliantly with a white or coloured flame.
           a Bengal light
     10. n. A window, or space for a window in architecture.
           This facade has eight south-facing lights.
     11. n. The series of squares reserved for the answer to a crossword clue.
           The average length of a light on a 15×15 grid is 7 or 8.
     12. n. (informal) A cross-light in a double acrostic or triple acrostic.
     13. n. Open view; a visible state or condition; public observation; publicity.
     14. n. The power of perception by vision.
     15. n. The brightness of the eye or eyes.
     16. n. A traffic light, or, by extension, an intersection controlled by one or more that will face a traveler who is receiving instructions.
           To get to our house, turn right at the third light.
     17. v. To start (a fire).
           We lit the fire to get some heat.
     18. v. To set fire to; to set burning; to kindle.
           She lit her last match.
     19. v. To illuminate.
           I used my torch to light the way home through the woods in the night.
     20. v. (intransitive) To become ignited; to take fire.
           This soggy match will not light.
     21. v. To attend or conduct with a light; to show the way to by means of a light.
     22. adj. Having light.
           The room is light when the Sun shines through the window.
     23. adj. Pale in colour.
           She had light skin.
     24. adj. (of coffee) Served with extra milk or cream.
           I like my coffee light.
     25. adj. Of low weight; not heavy.
           My bag was much lighter once I had dropped off the books.
     26. adj. Lightly-built; designed for speed or small loads.
           We took a light aircraft down to the city.
     27. adj. Gentle; having little force or momentum.
           This artist clearly had a light, flowing touch.
     28. adj. Easy to endure or perform.
           light duties around the house
     29. adj. Low in fat, calories, alcohol, salt, etc.
           This light beer still gets you drunk if you have enough of it.
     30. adj. Unimportant, trivial, having little value or significance.
           I made some light comment, and we moved on.
     31. adj. (rail transport, of a locomotive, usually with "run") travelling with no carriages, wagons attached
     32. adj. (obsolete) Unchaste, wanton.
     33. adj. Not heavily armed; armed with light weapons.
           light troops; a troop of light horse
     34. adj. Not encumbered; unembarrassed; clear of impediments; hence, active; nimble; swift.
     35. adj. (dated) Easily influenced by trifling considerations; unsteady; unsettled; volatile.
           a light, vain person; a light mind
     36. adj. Indulging in, or inclined to, levity; lacking dignity or solemnity; frivolous; airy.
           Ogden Nash was a writer of light verse.
     37. adj. Not quite sound or normal; somewhat impaired or deranged; dizzy; giddy.
     38. adj. Not of the legal, standard, or usual weight; clipped; diminished.
           light coin
     39. adj. Easily interrupted by stimulation.
           light sleep; light anesthesia
     40. adv. Carrying little.
           I prefer to travel light.
     41. n. (curling) A stone that is not thrown hard enough.
     42. v. (nautical) To unload a ship, or to jettison material to make it lighter
     43. v. To lighten; to ease of a burden; to take off.
     44. v. To find by chance.
           I lit upon a rare book in a second-hand bookseller's.
     45. v. To stop upon (of eyes or a glance); to notice
     46. v. (archaic) To alight; to land or come down.
           She fell out of the window but luckily lit on her feet.
français > anglais
     1. n. light
     2. n. (anatomy) lumen


Exemples de phrases

The light went on. 
    La lumière s'est allumée.
I turn off the light, where does it go? 
    J'éteins la lumière, où va-t-elle ?
If you skip breakfast and keep lunch light, then in the evening you can have whatever you want. 
    Si tu sautes le petit déjeuner et que tu prends un repas de midi léger, alors tu peux manger ce que tu veux le soir.
He's always somewhat tired and anxious, his eyes only shine a dim blue-gray light. 
    Il est toujours plus ou moins fatigué et anxieux, ses yeux ne reflètent qu'un faible éclat bleu-gris.
I'm seeing you in a new light. 
    Je te vois sous un nouveau jour.

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