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English definition of “light”

light

noun (FLAME)    /laɪt/
a light something that will produce a flame and cause burning, such as a match or a cigarette lighter: Have you got a light, please?Tobacco and smokingHeaters and burners set light to sth UK to cause something to start burning: The lamp caught fire and set light to the curtains.Starting fires
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