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light switch a device, especially one on a wall or lamp, that is manipulated in order to turn a light on or off.
light up to suddenly become brightly illuminated. [5 definitions]
light verse poetry, usu. rhymed, that treats its subject humorously.
lightwave of or pertaining to fiber-optic communication equipment.
lightweight weighing little, or less than an otherwise similar object. [6 definitions]
light-year a unit of distance equal to the distance light can travel in a year, or approximately six trillion miles.
ligneous of or having the texture or appearance of wood; woody.
lignin any of a group of plant polymers, found esp. in wood and bark, that provide structural support to the plant.
lignite a brownish black coal of low density that contains wood.
lignum vitae the hard, heavy, durable wood of a genus of evergreen tropical American trees, used in making marine supplies, casters, pulleys, and the like.
ligroin a flammable solvent made by distilling petroleum.
ligule a thin membrane attached to the base of the blade of most grasses. [2 definitions]
likable liked by others, or capable of being liked.
-like similar to; typical of; resembling.
like1 having the same form or characteristics. [11 definitions]
like2 to find pleasure in; enjoy. [8 definitions]
likeable variant of likable.
like a book thoroughly; completely.
like a million bucks (informal) fabulous; wonderful.
like clockwork easily and accurately; automatically; precisely.
like crazy (informal) exceedingly or with extreme enthusiasm.