Light

(Roget's Thesaurus)
<- N
PARAG:Light->N
GRP: \\ N \\ 1
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ light
light
ray
beam
stream
gleam
streak
pencil
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ sunbeam
sunbeam
moonbeam
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ aurora
aurora
GRP: \\ N \\ 2
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ day
day
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ sunshine
sunshine
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ light of day
light of day
light of heaven
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ sun
sun
&c.(luminary) 432
light
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ daylight
daylight
broad daylight
noontide light
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ noontide
noontide
noonday
GRP: \\ N \\ 3
Sgm: \\ N \\ 3 \\ glow
glow
&c.->V.
Sgm: \\ N \\ 3 \\ glimmering
glimmering
&c.->V.
Sgm: \\ N \\ 3 \\ glint
glint
Sgm: \\ N \\ 3 \\ play of light
play of light
flood of light
Sgm: \\ N \\ 3 \\ phosphorescence
phosphorescence
lambent flame
GRP: \\ N \\ 4
Sgm: \\ N \\ 4 \\ flush
flush
halo
glory
nimbus
aureola
GRP: \\ N \\ 5
Sgm: \\ N \\ 5 \\ spark
spark
scintilla
Sgm: \\ N \\ 5 \\ facula
facula
Sgm: \\ N \\ 5 \\ sparkling
sparkling
&c.->V.
Sgm: \\ N \\ 5 \\ emication|
emication|
scintillation
flash
blaze
coruscation
fulguration
Sgm: \\ N \\ 5 \\ flame
flame
&c.(fire) 382
Sgm: \\ N \\ 5 \\ lightning
lightning
levin
ignis fatuus
&c.(luminary) 423
GRP: \\ N \\ 6
Sgm: \\ N \\ 6 \\ luster
luster
sheen
shimmer
reflexion
reflection
Sgm: \\ N \\ 6 \\ gloss
gloss
tinsel
spangle
brightness
brilliancy
splendor
Sgm: \\ N \\ 6 \\ effulgence
effulgence
refulgence
Sgm: \\ N \\ 6 \\ fulgor
fulgor
fulgidity
Sgm: \\ N \\ 6 \\ dazzlement
dazzlement
resplendence
transplendency
Sgm: \\ N \\ 6 \\ luminousness
luminousness
&c.->Adj.
Sgm: \\ N \\ 6 \\ luminosity
luminosity
Sgm: \\ N \\ 6 \\ lucidity
lucidity
Sgm: \\ N \\ 6 \\ renitency|
renitency|
nitency
Sgm: \\ N \\ 6 \\ radiance
radiance
radiation
Sgm: \\ N \\ 6 \\ irradiation
irradiation
illumination
GRP: \\ N \\ 7
Sgm: \\ N \\ 7 \\ actinic rays
actinic rays
actinism
Sgm: \\ N \\ 7 \\ Roentgen-ray
Roentgen-ray
Xray
Sgm: \\ N \\ 7 \\ photography
photography
heliography
Sgm: \\ N \\ 7 \\ photometer
photometer
&c. 445
=>(Science of light)
GRP: \\ N \\ Science of light
Sgm: \\ N \\ Science of light \\ optics
optics
Sgm: \\ N \\ Science of light \\ photology
photology
photometry
Sgm: \\ N \\ Science of light \\ dioptrics
dioptrics
catoptrics
=>(Distribution of light)
GRP: \\ N \\ Distribution of light
Sgm: \\ N \\ Distribution of light \\ chiaroscuro
chiaroscuro
clairobscur
clear obscure
breadth
light and shade
black and white
tonality
GRP: \\ N \\ 10
Sgm: \\ N \\ 10 \\ reflection
reflection
refraction
dispersion
Sgm: \\ N \\ 10 \\ refractivity
refractivity
PARAG:Light->V
GRP: \\ V \\ 1
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ shine
shine
glow
glitter
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ glister
glister
glisten
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ twinkle
twinkle
gleam
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ flare
flare
flare up
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ glare
glare
beam
shimmer
glimmer
flicker
sparkle
scintillate
coruscate
flash
blaze
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ be bright
be bright
&c.->Adj.
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ reflect light
reflect light
daze
dazzle
bedazzle
radiate
shoot out beams
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ fulgurate
fulgurate
GRP: \\ V \\ 2
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ clear up
clear up
brighten
GRP: \\ V \\ 3
Sgm: \\ V \\ 3 \\ lighten
lighten
enlighten
Sgm: \\ V \\ 3 \\ levin
levin
Sgm: \\ V \\ 3 \\ light
light
light up
Sgm: \\ V \\ 3 \\ irradiate
irradiate
shine upon
Sgm: \\ V \\ 3 \\ give out a light
give out a light
hang out a light
Sgm: \\ V \\ 3 \\ cast light upon
cast light upon
cast light in
throw light upon
throw light in
shed light upon
shed luster upon
Sgm: \\ V \\ 3 \\ illume
illume
illumine
illuminate
Sgm: \\ V \\ 3 \\ relume
relume
strike a light
Sgm: \\ V \\ 3 \\ kindle
kindle
&c.(set fire to) 384
PARAG:Light->Adj
GRP: \\ Adj \\ 1
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ shining
shining
&c.->V.
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ luminous
luminous
luminiferous
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ lucid
lucid
lucent
luculent
lucific
luciferous
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ light
light
lightsome
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ bright
bright
vivid
splendent
nitid
lustrous
shiny
beamy
scintillant
radiant
lambent
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ sheen
sheen
sheeny
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ glossy
glossy
burnished
glassy
sunny
orient
meridian
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ noonday
noonday
tide
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ cloudless
cloudless
clear
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ unclouded
unclouded
unobscured
GRP: \\ Adj \\ 2
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 2 \\ gairish
gairish
garish
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 2 \\ resplendent
resplendent
transplendent
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 2 \\ refulgent
refulgent
effulgent
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 2 \\ fulgid
fulgid
fulgent
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 2 \\ relucent
relucent
splendid
blazing
in a blaze
ablaze
rutilant
meteoric
phosphorescent
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 2 \\ aglow
aglow
GRP: \\ Adj \\ 3
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 3 \\ bright as silver
bright as silver
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 3 \\ light as day
light as day
bright as day
light as noonday
bright as noonday
bright as the sun at noonday
GRP: \\ Adj \\ 4
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 4 \\ actinic
actinic
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 4 \\ photogenic+
photogenic+
graphic
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 4 \\ heliographic
heliographic
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 4 \\ heliophagous
heliophagous

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