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light

noun
 
 
/laɪt/
BRIGHTNESS [U] B1 the brightness that shines from the sun, from fire, or from electrical equipment, allowing you to see things
свет
bright/dim light fluorescent/ultraviolet light a beam ray of light Light was streaming in through the open door.LightPhysics in general
DEVICE [C] A2 a device which produces light
источник света, лампа, фара
car lights to switch/turn the light on They must be in bed - I can't see any lights on anywhere.LightLighting and light fittings in the home
a light a flame from a match, etc used to make a cigarette start burning
огонь, пламя (спички, зажигалки)
Have you got a light, please?Tobacco and smokingHeaters and burnersFire and flameFire service
set light to sth UK to make something start burning
зажигать, поджигать
Starting fires
in the light of sth ( also US in light of sth) If something is done or happens in the light of facts, it is done or happens because of those facts.
в свете чего-либо
The drug has been withdrawn in the light of new research.Causing things to happen
→  See also green light , street light , tail light , traffic lights , bring sth to light , cast/shed light on sth , come to light , light at the end of the tunnel
Translations of “light”
in Korean 전구, 등…
in Arabic مِصْباح, ضَوْء, نور…
in French lumière, feu, jour…
in Italian luce…
in Chinese (Traditional) 光亮, 光,光亮,光線, 發光體…
in Turkish ışık, lamba…
in Polish światło…
in Spanish luz, lámpara, fuego…
in Portuguese luz, iluminação…
in German das Licht, das Feuer…
in Catalan llum…
in Japanese 明かり, 光…
in Chinese (Simplified) 光亮, 光,光亮,光线, 发光体…
(Definition of light noun from the Cambridge English-Russian Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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