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noun \ˈlīt\

Medical Definition of light

  1. 1a:  the sensation aroused by stimulation of the visual receptorsb:  an electromagnetic radiation in the wavelength range including infrared, visible, ultraviolet, and X-rays and traveling in a vacuum with a speed of about 186,281 miles (300,000 kilometers) per second; specifically :  the part of this range that is visible to the human eye

  2. 2:  a source of light




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light

adjective

Medical Definition of light

  1. :  made with a lower calorie content or with less of some ingredient (as salt, fat, or alcohol) than usual <light salad dressing>



Variants of light

or lite


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