English-Norwegian translation of light

Translation of the word light from english to norwegian, with synonyms, antonyms, verb conjugation, pronunciation, anagrams, examples of use.

light in Norwegian

airadjective tynn
  weightadjective lett
  coloradjective lys
  generalnoun lys [n]
  smokingnoun ild [u]
  electricitynoun lys [n], belysning [u]
  daylightnoun dagslys [n], sollys [n]
  cigaretteverb tenne
  fireplaceverb antenne, tenne på
  lightingverb belyse
Synonyms for light
Antonyms for light
Derived terms of light
alight, backup light, back-up light, be lightning, be thundering and lightning, blink one's lights, brake light, bright lights, burn slightly, candlelight, charter flight, cigarette lighter, daylight, daylight saving time, daylight savings time, delight, delighted, delightful, delightfulness, delighting, enlighten, enlighten about, enlighten on, enlighten somebody, enlightened, enlightenment, faint light, fanlight, firelight, firelighter, flash of lightning, flashlight, flight, flight attendant, flight crew, flight engineer, flight of capital, flightiness, flighty, floodlight
floodlighted, fluorescent light, fluorescent lighting, footlights, gaslight, half-light, headlight, heat lightning, high-beam headlights, highlight, highlights, lamplight, light bulb, light heavyweight, light meal, light up, lightened, lighter, light-fingered, light-headed, lightheadedness, light-headedness, light-hearted, lighthouse, lighting, lightly, lightning, lightning rod, lightship, lightweight, light-year, limelight, make light of, malicious delight, moonlight, moonlighter, neon light, neon lighting, parking light, plight, red light, red-light district, scheduled flight, searchlight, sheet lightning, sidelight, skylight, slight, slightest, slighting, slightly, spotlight, starlight, stoplight, streak of lightning, summer lightning, sunlight, taillight, the slightest, thunder and lightning, top-flight, torchlight, touch lightly, traffic light, twilight, unenlightened, with a slight undertone of, be delighted, blight, capital flight, delight in, get light, highlighted, indicator lights, light blue, light year, lightening, lightheartedness, lightness, northern lights, northern lights notice, return flight, tail light, traffic lights, alder blight, american blight, anchor light, apple blight, arc light, backlighting, beacon light, beam of light, bean blight, beet blight, bengal light, blight canker, blighted, blighter, blighty, blighty wound, blister blight, bolt of lightning, calcium light, cane blight, celery blight, chain lightning, chestnut blight, cigar lighter, city of light, coffee blight, collar blight, come to light, connecting flight, corpuscular theory of light, daylight-saving time, daylight-savings time, daylight saving, daylight savings, daylight vision, deadlight, direct flight, domestic flight, electric-light bulb, electric light, enlightening, fairy light, feast of lights, festival of lights, fire blight, first light, flashlight battery, flashlight fish, flight control, flight deck, flight feather, flight indicator, flight line, flight maneuver, flight of stairs, flight of steps, flight path, flight simulator, flight strip, flight surgeon, flighted, flightless, flightless bird, forked lightning, gardener's delight, green light, guiding light, halo blight, head blight, highlighter, highlighting, houselights, idiot light, in flight, indirect lighting, infrared light, inner light, international flight, jacklight, junior lightweight, klieg light, lamplighter, late blight, leading light, leaf blight, light-armed, light-blue, light-boned, light-colored, light-duty, light-emitting diode, light-footed, light-green, light-haired, light-handed, light-headedly, light-heartedly, light-minded, light-mindedness, light-o'-love, light-of-love, light-sensitive, light-skinned, light-tight, light adaptation, light air, light arm, light ballast, light beam, light beer, light bread, light breeze, light brown, light circuit, light colonel, light company, light cream, light diet, light filter, light flyweight, light hour, light intensity, light machine gun, light meter, light microscope, light middleweight, light minute, light opera, light pen, light reaction, light reflex, light second, light show, light source, light speed, light time, light touch, light unit, light upon, light welterweight, light whipping cream, light within, lightbulb, lighted, lighten, lighten up, lighter-than-air, lighter-than-air craft, lighterage, lighterman, lightheaded, lighthearted, lighthorse harry lee, lighthouse keeper, lighting-up, lighting circuit, lighting fixture, lighting industry, lightless, lightlessness, lightly-armed, lightly armored, lightly armoured, lightning arrester, lightning bug, lightning conductor, lightning hurler, lightproof, lights-out, lightsome, lightsomely, lightsomeness, lightwood, line of flight, low level flight, maiden flight, navigation light, needle blight, night-light, nonstop flight, oak blight, one-way light time, organic light-emitting diode, overflight, panel light, peach blight, pear blight, penlight, pilot light, pocket lighter, potato blight, quarterlight, ray of light, rear light, redeye flight, riding light, rim blight, room light, round-trip light time, running light, rushlight, saint elmo's light, saint ulmo's light, see the light, shaft of light, shed light on, sheet lighting, signal light, slight care, slightingly, slightness, southern lights, spaceflight, speed of light, spinach blight, spur blight, stem blight, streetlight, strip lighting, stripe blight, strobe light, sweetness and light, take flight, terrain flight, theater light, thread blight, tomato blight, trip the light fantastic, trip the light fantastic toe, turkish delight, twig blight, twilight of the gods, twilight sleep, twilight vision, twilight zone, ultraviolet light, unenlightening, unenlightenment, unlighted, very-light, very light, vigil light, visible light, walnut blight, warning light, wave theory of light, wax light, well-lighted, yellow light, zodiacal light
Examples with translation
Give me a light, would you?
Will you give me a light?
Darkness is the absence of light.
Turn on the light, please.
There's not enough light in this room for sewing.
Cat's eyes are very sensitive to light.
He wore a light blue tie.
She turned on the light.
If it's a light workout, OK. "Right, so will we allow crotch-kicking and eyeball crushing?"
Deep water fish never see the light and live all their lives from the scraps that come from above.
Let there be light!
Even though the light was red, that car just drove right through.
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Definitions of light
1. light - (physics) electromagnetic radiation that can produce a visual sensation; "the light was filtered through a soft glass window"
  actinic radiation, actinic ray electromagnetic radiation that can produce photochemical reactions
  electromagnetic spectrum the entire frequency range of electromagnetic waves
  natural philosophy, physics the science of matter and energy and their interactions; "his favorite subject was physics"
  beam of light, light beam, ray of light, shaft of light, irradiation, beam, ray, shaft (Pavolvian conditioning) the elicitation of a conditioned response by stimulation similar but not identical to the original stimulus
  candle flame, candlelight the light provided by a burning candle
  corona a long cigar with blunt ends
  counterglow, gegenschein a faint spot of light in the night sky that appears directly opposite the position of the sun; a reflection of sunlight by micrometeoric material in space
  daylight light during the daytime
  firelight the light of a fire (especially in a fireplace)
  fluorescence light emitted during absorption of radiation of some other (invisible) wavelength
  friar's lantern, ignis fatuus, jack-o'-lantern, will-o'-the-wisp a pale light sometimes seen at night over marshy ground
  gaslight light yielded by the combustion of illuminating gas
  glowing, radiance, glow the quality of being bright and sending out rays of light
  glow a feeling of considerable warmth; "the glow of new love"; "a glow of regret"
  half-light a greyish light (as at dawn or dusk or in dim interiors)
  incandescence, glow light from heat
  lamplight light from a lamp
  luminescence light from nonthermal sources
  shooting star, meteor a streak of light in the sky at night that results when a meteoroid hits the earth's atmosphere and air friction causes the meteoroid to melt or vaporize or explode
  moonlight, moonshine, moon the light of the Moon; "moonlight is the smuggler's enemy"; "the Moon was bright enough to read by"
  starlight the light of the stars
  sunlight, sunshine, sun the rays of the sun; "the shingles were weathered by the sun and wind"
  scintillation the twinkling of the stars caused when changes in the density of the earth's atmosphere produce uneven refraction of starlight
  streamer a newspaper headline that runs across the full page
  torchlight light from a torch or torches
  twilight the diffused light from the sky when the sun is below the horizon but its rays are refracted by the atmosphere of the earth
2. light - any device serving as a source of illumination; "he stopped the car and turned off the lights"
  source of illumination any device serving as a source of visible electromagnetic radiation
  anchor light, riding lamp, riding light a light in the rigging of a ship that is riding at anchor
  blinker, flasher a light that flashes on and off; used as a signal or to send messages
  fairy light a small colored light used for decoration (especially at Christmas)
  flood lamp, floodlight, photoflood, flood a large flow
  headlamp, headlight a powerful light with reflector; attached to the front of an automobile or locomotive
  houselights lights that illuminate the audience's part of a theater or other auditorium
  jacklight a light used as a lure in hunting or fishing at night
  navigation light light on an airplane that indicates the plane's position and orientation; red light on the left (port) wing tip and green light on the right (starboard) wing tip
  night-light light (as a candle or small bulb) that burns in a bedroom at night (as for children or invalids)
  panel light a light to illuminate an instrument panel
  room light light that provides general illumination for a room
  sconce a decorative wall bracket for holding candles or other sources of light
  searchlight a light source with reflectors that projects a beam of light in a particular direction
  running light, sidelight light carried by a boat that indicates the boat's direction; vessels at night carry a red light on the port bow and a green light on the starboard bow
  strip lighting light consisting of long tubes (instead of bulbs) that provide the illumination
  theater light any of various lights used in a theater
  torch a light usually carried in the hand; consists of some flammable substance
3. light - the visual effect of illumination on objects or scenes as created in pictures; "he could paint the lightest light and the darkest dark"
  visual property an attribute of vision
  gloriole, aureole, nimbus, aura, glory, halo the outermost region of the sun's atmosphere; visible as a white halo during a solar eclipse
  sunniness lightness created by sunlight
  highlighting, highlight an area of lightness in a picture
  brightness the location of a visual perception along a continuum from black to white
4. light - having abundant light or illumination; "they played as long as it was light"; "as long as the lighting was good"
  dark, darkness an unenlightened state; "he was in the dark concerning their intentions"; "his lectures dispelled the darkness"
  illumination the degree of visibility of your environment
5. light - a visual warning signal; "they saw the light of the beacon"; "there was a light at every corner"
  visual signal a signal that involves visual communication
  traffic light, traffic signal, stoplight a visual signal to control the flow of traffic at intersections
6. light - an illuminated area; "he stepped into the light"
  scene graphic art consisting of the graphic or photographic representation of a visual percept; "he painted scenes from everyday life"; "figure 2 shows photographic and schematic views of the equipment"
7. light - public awareness; "it brought the scandal to light"
  general knowledge, public knowledge knowledge that is available to anyone
8. light - mental understanding as an enlightening experience; "he finally saw the light"; "can you shed light on this problem?"
  brainstorm, brainwave, insight (neurophysiology) rapid fluctuations of voltage between parts of the cerebral cortex that are detectable with an electroencephalograph
9. light - a particular perspective or aspect of a situation; "although he saw it in a different light, he still did not understand"
  perspective, view, position the appearance of things relative to one another as determined by their distance from the viewer
10. light - a person regarded very fondly; "the light of my life"
  friend a member of the Religious Society of Friends founded by George Fox (the Friends have never called themselves Quakers)
11. light - a condition of spiritual awareness; divine illumination; "follow God's light"
  status, condition the relative position or standing of things or especially persons in a society; "he had the status of a minor"; "the novel attained the status of a classic"; "atheists do not enjoy a favorable position in American life"
1. light - make lighter or brighter; "This lamp lightens the room a bit"
  illume, illumine, illuminate
  lighten up, lighten become lighter; "The room lightened up"
  floodlight illuminate with floodlights
  spotlight illuminate with a spotlight, as in the theater
1. light - characterized by or emitting light; "a room that is light when the shutters are open"; "the inside of the house was airy and light"
  dark not giving performances; closed; "the theater is dark on Mondays"
  lightness, light having a light color
  reddened, inflamed, ablaze adorned with tongues of flame
  autofluorescent emitting light via self-induced fluorescence
  bioluminescent (of living organisms) emitting light; "fireflies are bioluminescent"
  bright full or promise; "had a bright future in publishing"; "the scandal threatened an abrupt end to a promising political career"; "a hopeful new singer on Broadway"
  candescent glowing from great heat
  floodlighted, floodlit illuminated by means of floodlights; "the floodlit courtyard"
  fluorescent emitting light during exposure to radiation from an external source
  illuminated, well-lighted, lighted, lit provided with artificial light; "illuminated advertising"; "looked up at the lighted windows"; "a brightly lit room"; "a well-lighted stairwell"
  candent, incandescent emitting light as a result of being heated; "an incandescent bulb"
  lamplit lighted by a lamp; "our lamplit mountain retreat"
  livid furiously angry; "willful stupidity makes him absolutely livid"
  luminescent emitting light not caused by heat
  phosphorescent emitting light without appreciable heat as by slow oxidation of phosphorous; "the phosphorescent glow of decaying wood"
  sunlit, sunstruck lighted by sunlight; "the sunlit slopes of the canyon"; "violet valleys and the sunstruck ridges"- Wallace Stegner
  white of or belonging to a racial group having light skin coloration; "voting patterns within the white population"
2. light - of comparatively little physical weight or density; "a light load"; "magnesium is a light metal--having a specific gravity of 1.74 at 20 degrees C"
  heavy darkened by clouds; "a heavy sky"
  weight an artifact that is heavy
  lightweight weighing relatively little compared with another item or object of similar use; "a lightweight fabric"; "lightweight wood"
  airy having little or no perceptible weight; so light as to resemble air; "airy gauze curtains"
  floaty, buoyant characterized by liveliness and lightheartedness; "buoyant spirits"; "his quick wit and chirpy humor"; "looking bright and well and chirpy"; "a perky little widow in her 70s"
  lighter-than-air relating to a balloon or other aircraft that flies because it weighs less than the air it displaces
3. light - (used of color) having a relatively small amount of coloring agent; "light blue"; "light colors such as pastels"; "a light-colored powder"
  dark not giving performances; closed; "the theater is dark on Mondays"
  white of or belonging to a racial group having light skin coloration; "voting patterns within the white population"
  value relative darkness or lightness of a color; "I establish the colors and principal values by organizing the painting into three values--dark, medium...and light"-Joe Hing Lowe
  pale abnormally deficient in color as suggesting physical or emotional distress; "the pallid face of the invalid"; "her wan face suddenly flushed"
  palish slightly pale
  pastel delicate and pale in color; "pastel pink"
  powdery as if dulled in color with a sprinkling of powder; "a powdery blue"
4. light - moving easily and quickly; nimble; "the dancer was light and graceful"; "a lightsome buoyant step"; "walked with a light tripping step"
  lightsome, tripping
  light-footed (of movement) having a light and springy step; "a light-footed girl"
5. light - psychologically light; especially free from sadness or troubles; "a light heart"
  heavy darkened by clouds; "a heavy sky"
  fooling, casual characterized by a feeling of irresponsibility; "a broken back is nothing to be casual about; it is no fooling matter"
6. light - (physics, chemistry) not having atomic weight greater than average; "light water is ordinary water"
  heavy darkened by clouds; "a heavy sky"
  chemical science, chemistry the science of matter; the branch of the natural sciences dealing with the composition of substances and their properties and reactions
7. light - (of sleep) easily disturbed; "in a light doze"; "a light sleeper"; "a restless wakeful night"
  shallow lacking physical depth; having little spatial extension downward or inward from an outer surface or backward or outward from a center; "shallow water"; "a shallow dish"; "a shallow cut"; "a shallow closet"; "established a shallow beachhead"; "hit the ball to shallow left field"
8. light - of little intensity or power or force; "the light touch of her fingers"; "a light breeze"
  heavy darkened by clouds; "a heavy sky"
  gentle, easy, soft having or showing a kindly or tender nature; "the gentle touch of her hand"; "her gentle manner was comforting"; "a gentle sensitive nature"; "gentle blue eyes"
9. light - (used of soil) loose and large-grained in consistency; "light soil"
  loose not compact or dense in structure or arrangement; "loose gravel"
10. light - of the military or industry; using (or being) relatively small or light arms or equipment; "light infantry"; "light cavalry"; "light industry"; "light weapons"
  heavy darkened by clouds; "a heavy sky"
  lightly-armed, light-armed armed with light equipment and weapons; "a light-armed brigade"
11. light - intended primarily as entertainment; not serious or profound; "light verse"; "a light comedy"
  frivolous not serious in content or attitude or behavior; "a frivolous novel"; "a frivolous remark"; "a frivolous young woman"
12. light - less than the correct or legal or full amount often deliberately so; "a light pound"; "a scant cup of sugar"; "regularly gives short weight"
  insufficient, deficient of a quantity not able to fulfill a need or requirement; "insufficient funds"
13. light - very thin and insubstantial; "thin paper"; "light summer dresses"
  thin lacking excess flesh; "you can't be too rich or too thin"; "Yon Cassius has a lean and hungry look"-Shakespeare
14. light - having relatively few calories; "diet cola"; "light (or lite) beer"; "lite (or light) mayonnaise"; "a low-cal diet"
  fat-free, fatless, nonfat without fat or fat solids; "nonfat or fat-free milk"
15. light - easily assimilated in the alimentary canal; not rich or heavily seasoned; "a light diet"
  digestible capable of being converted into assimilable condition in the alimentary canal
16. light - demanding little effort; not burdensome; "light housework"; "light exercise"
  undemanding requiring little if any patience or effort or skill; "the pay was adequate and the job undemanding"; "simple undemanding affection"; "an undemanding boss"
17. light - designed for ease of movement or to carry little weight; "light aircraft"; "a light truck"
  light-duty not designed for heavy work; "a light-duty detergent"
18. light - not great in degree or quantity or number; "a light sentence"; "a light accent"; "casualties were light"; "light snow was falling"; "light misty rain"; "light smoke from the chimney"
  heavy darkened by clouds; "a heavy sky"
19. light - having little importance; "losing his job was no light matter"
  unimportant, insignificant not important; "a relatively unimportant feature of the system"; "the question seems unimportant"
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Light is electromagnetic radiation of a wavelength that is visible to the human eye (in a range from about 380 or 400 nanometres to about 760 or 780 nm). In physics, the term light sometimes refers to electromagnetic radiation of any wavelength, whether visible or not. Five primary properties of light are intensity, frequency or wavelength, polarization, phase and orbital angular momentum.

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