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  • 1 light

    I 1. noun
    1) (the brightness given by the sun, a flame, lamps etc that makes things able to be seen: It was nearly dawn and the light was getting stronger; Sunlight streamed into the room.) luz
    2) (something which gives light (eg a lamp): Suddenly all the lights went out.) luz
    3) (something which can be used to set fire to something else; a flame: Have you got a light for my cigarette?) lume
    4) (a way of viewing or regarding: He regarded her action in a favourable light.) luz
    2. adjective
    1) (having light; not dark: The studio was a large, light room.) claro
    2) ((of a colour) pale; closer to white than black: light green.) claro
    3. [lit] verb
    1) (to give light to: The room was lit only by candles.) iluminar
    2) (to (make something) catch fire: She lit the gas; I think this match is damp, because it won't light.) acender-se
    - lighting
    - lighthouse
    - light-year
    - bring to light
    - come to light
    - in the light of
    - light up
    - see the light
    - set light to
    II
    1) (easy to lift or carry; of little weight: I bought a light suitcase for plane journeys.) leve
    2) (easy to bear, suffer or do: Next time the punishment will not be so light.) leve
    3) ((of food) easy to digest: a light meal.) ligeiro
    4) (of less weight than it should be: The load of grain was several kilos light.) leve
    5) (of little weight: Aluminium is a light metal.) leve
    6) (lively or agile: She was very light on her feet.) ágil
    7) (cheerful; not serious: light music.) ligeiro
    8) (little in quantity; not intense, heavy, strong etc: light rain.) leve
    9) ((of soil) containing a lot of sand.) arenoso
    - light-headed
    - light-hearted
    - lightweight
    - get off lightly
    - make light of
    - travel light
    III = light on - past tense, past participle lit [lit] - verb
    (to find by chance: While wandering round the town, we lit on a very cheap restaurant.)
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    light1
    [lait] n 1 luz, claridade, iluminação, brilho. 2 fonte de luz (lâmpada, vela, etc.). 3 janela. 4 clarabóia. 5 alvorada, clarear do dia, luz diurna. 6 fig exposição, conhecimento público. 7 compreensão, esclarecimento, conhecimento. 8 iluminação espiritual, luz interior, verdade. 9 aspecto, ponto de vista. 10 sinal de trânsito, farol. 11 fig luminar, sumidade. 12 algo usado para acender (acendedor, fósforo, isqueiro, fogo). 13 inspiração. • vt+vi (ps and pp lit or lighted) 1 iluminar, acender, brilhar. 2 inflamar. 3 iluminar-se, acender-se. 4 clarear. • adj brilhante, claro, luminoso. according to my lights a meu ver, no meu entender. against the light contra a luz. between the lights a) à meia-luz. b) no crepúsculo. fast to light que não desbota pela ação da luz, resistente à luz. in a good (bad) light de modo favorável (desfavorável). in the light of à luz de, considerando. men of light and leading homens de saber e influência. to bring to light descobrir, elucidar. to come to light tornar-se conhecido. to light out sair apressadamente, fugir. to see the light a) nascer. b) passar a existir, tornar-se público. c) compreender, entender. to shed light explicar, elucidar. to stand in one’s own light frustrar os próprios planos ou desejos.
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    light2
    [lait] adj 1 leve. 2 fácil, simples. 3 ligeiro, rápido, ágil. 4 Phon átono. 5 alegre, jocoso. 6 trivial, de pouca importância. 7 frívolo, leviano. 8 claro. 9 fraco (bebidas). 10 suave, brando. 11 poroso, friável. 12 tonto, amalucado, delirante. • adv 1 levemente. 2 facilmente. a light heart despreocupação, sensação de alegria. light as a feather leve como uma pluma. light come, light go fácil vem, fácil vai. light in the head a) tonto. b) bobo. c) louco. to have light fingers ter dedos leves, ter tendência a furtar. to make light of fazer pouco de, não levar a sério.
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    light3
    [lait] vt+vi 1 aliviar. 2 desmontar, apear(-se). 3 descer, pousar. 4 encontrar por acaso. 5 golpear, atacar (com into).

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  • 2 light

    I 1. noun
    1) (the brightness given by the sun, a flame, lamps etc that makes things able to be seen: It was nearly dawn and the light was getting stronger; Sunlight streamed into the room.) luz
    2) (something which gives light (eg a lamp): Suddenly all the lights went out.) luz
    3) (something which can be used to set fire to something else; a flame: Have you got a light for my cigarette?) fogo
    4) (a way of viewing or regarding: He regarded her action in a favourable light.) luz
    2. adjective
    1) (having light; not dark: The studio was a large, light room.) claro
    2) ((of a colour) pale; closer to white than black: light green.) claro
    3. [lit] verb
    1) (to give light to: The room was lit only by candles.) iluminar
    2) (to (make something) catch fire: She lit the gas; I think this match is damp, because it won't light.) acender
    - lighting - lighthouse - light-year - bring to light - come to light - in the light of - light up - see the light - set light to II
    1) (easy to lift or carry; of little weight: I bought a light suitcase for plane journeys.) leve
    2) (easy to bear, suffer or do: Next time the punishment will not be so light.) leve
    3) ((of food) easy to digest: a light meal.) leve
    4) (of less weight than it should be: The load of grain was several kilos light.) mais leve
    5) (of little weight: Aluminium is a light metal.) leve
    6) (lively or agile: She was very light on her feet.) ágil, ligeiro
    7) (cheerful; not serious: light music.) ligeiro
    8) (little in quantity; not intense, heavy, strong etc: light rain.) leve
    9) ((of soil) containing a lot of sand.) arenoso
    - light-headed - light-hearted - lightweight - get off lightly - make light of - travel light III = light on - past tense, past participle lit [lit] - verb
    (to find by chance: While wandering round the town, we lit on a very cheap restaurant.)

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  • 3 light up

    1) (to begin to give out light: Evening came and the streetlights lit up.) acender-se
    2) (to make, be or become full of light: The powerful searchlight lit up the building; She watched the house light up as everyone awoke.) iluminar
    3) (to make or become happy: Her face lit up when she saw him; A sudden smile lit up her face.) iluminar-se

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  • 4 light up

    1) (to begin to give out light: Evening came and the streetlights lit up.) acender(-se)
    2) (to make, be or become full of light: The powerful searchlight lit up the building; She watched the house light up as everyone awoke.) iluminar(-se)
    3) (to make or become happy: Her face lit up when she saw him; A sudden smile lit up her face.) iluminar(-se)

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  • 5 light

    luz, leve, lâmpada
    to light:
    acender

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  • 6 light

    léger

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  • 7 light

    luz ( gleam); leve ( in weight); claro ( in brightness); farol, lanterna ( lamp)

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  • 8 green light

    green light
    [gri:n l'ait] n 1 sinal verde do trânsito: passe. 2 coll permissão para continuar numa tarefa ou empreendimento. to give (get) the green light dar (receber) o sinal verde.

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  • 9 in the light of

    (taking into consideration (eg new information): The theory has been abandoned in the light of more recent discoveries.) à luz de
    * * *
    in the light of
    à luz de, considerando.

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  • 10 to come to light

    to come to light
    tornar-se conhecido.
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    to come to light
    vir à luz, ser descoberto.

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  • 11 candle-light

    noun (the light from a candle: We had dinner by candle-light.) luz de velas

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  • 12 pilot-light

    noun (a small gas light eg on a gas cooker, which burns continuously and is used to light the main gas jets when they are turned on.) piloto

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  • 13 candle-light

    noun (the light from a candle: We had dinner by candle-light.) luz de velas

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  • 14 pilot-light

    noun (a small gas light eg on a gas cooker, which burns continuously and is used to light the main gas jets when they are turned on.) piloto

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  • 15 Bengal light

    Ben.gal light
    [beŋg'ɔ:l lait] n fogo-de-bengala: luz azulada usada para sinalização de naufrágios, por exemplo.

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  • 16 Inner Light

    In.ner Light
    [inə l'ait] n Rel Luz de Cristo que ilumina a alma.

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  • 17 a flood of light

    a flood of light
    torrente de luz.

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  • 18 against the light

    against the light
    contra a luz.

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  • 19 arc light

    arc light
    ['a:k lait] n luz de arco voltaico.

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  • 20 available light

    a.vail.a.ble light
    [əv'eiləbəl lait] n Phot luz natural no objeto.

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