Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

El diccionario y el tesauro de inglés online más consultados por estudiantes de inglés.

Definición de “light” en inglés

See all translations

light

adjective
 
 
/laɪt/
not great in size, strength, or amount: Air traffic was very light at Heathrow so we were not delayed. We had a light meal before we began negotiations.
TRANSPORT used for describing forms of transport that are smaller or that use less power than the usual kind: Fleets of light trucks deliver furniture to households throughout the region. Light aircraft allow busy executives to fly anywhere at a moment's notice. A contest for light rail development drew interest from urban planners.
needing only a very small amount of work or effort: light chores/cleaning/work
light on sth not having a lot of something: light on details/facts/information His presentation was light on details as to how he would spend the money.
make light work of (doing) sth to do something quickly or easily: Workers from the second shift stayed late so we were able to make light work of unloading the deliveries.
(Definition of light adjective from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Más sobre la pronunciación de light
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definiciones de “light” en otros diccionarios

Palabra del día

sail

When a boat or a ship sails, it travels on the water.

Palabra del día

Byronic, Orwellian and Darwinian: adjectives from names.

by Liz Walter,
April 15, 2015
Becoming an adjective is a strange kind of memorial, but it is often a sign of a person having had real influence on the world. Science is full of examples, from Hippocrates, the Greek medic born around 460 BC, who gave his name to the Hippocratic Oath still used by doctors today,

Aprende más 

dumbwalking noun

April 20, 2015
walking slowly, without paying attention to the world around you because you are consulting a smartphone He told me dumbwalking probably wouldn’t be a long-term problem.

Aprende más