Very light

noun

Ve·​ry light ˈver-ē- How to pronounce Very light (audio) ˈvir-ē- How to pronounce Very light (audio)
: a pyrotechnic signal in a system of signaling using white or colored balls of fire projected from a special pistol

Word History

Etymology

Edward W. Very †1910 American naval officer

First Known Use

1917, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Very light was in 1917

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“Very light.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Very%20light. Accessed 19 Jul. 2024.

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