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travel light

Definition of travel light

  1. :  to travel with little baggage <savvy vacationers who have learned to travel light>

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  to go on or as if on a trip or tour :  journey

    :  to go as if by traveling :  pass

    :  associate

  1. :  the act of traveling :  passage

    :  a journey especially to a distant or unfamiliar place :  tour, trip

    :  an account of one's travels

  1. :  something that makes vision possible

    :  the sensation aroused by stimulation of the visual receptors

    :  electromagnetic radiation of any wavelength that travels in a vacuum with a speed of about 186,281 miles (300,000 kilometers) per second

  1. :  having light :  bright

    :  not dark, intense, or swarthy in color or coloring :  pale

    :  medium in saturation and high in lightness

  1. :  to become light :  brighten

    :  to take fire

    :  to set fire to

  1. :  having little weight :  not heavy

    :  designed to carry a comparatively small load

    :  having relatively little weight in proportion to bulk

  1. :  lightly

    :  with little baggage

  1. :  dismount

    :  settle, alight

    :  to arrive by chance :  happen

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