light

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 /laɪt/

動詞: "to light"

過去形: lit, lighted
過去分詞形: lit, lighted

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主な訳語
light nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (illumination)  (光り輝くこと)光 、 明かり 、 光線 、 輝き 、 後光
 Could we have some light in the room? It's too dark.
 部屋に灯りをつけてくれませんか?暗すぎます。
light nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (lamp)  (ランプ)照明 、 ライト 、 電灯 、 灯り 、 ともし火
   (街の明かり)街灯
 We have three lights in this room.
 この部屋には照明(or: ライト)が3つある。
  男が街灯の下に立っていた。この文は英語例文の訳ではありません。
light nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (traffic light)  (交通)信号
 The traffic stopped when the light turned red.
 信号が赤に変わった時、車が止まった。
light nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. figurative (viewpoint)  (見地)視点 、 見通し 、 観点 、 方向 、 立場
 He always saw things in a negative light.
 彼はいつも物事を否定的な立場(or: 観点、視点)から見る。
light adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (weight)  (重さ)軽い 、 軽量な
 Give me the heavy bag, and you can carry the light one.
 重い方のバッグをかして、あなたは軽い方を持てば良いから。
light adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (faint)かすかな 、 かすんだ 、 ぼけた 、 薄い
 You could only see a light line of the mountains.
 山脈がかすかに見えるだけですね。
light adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (easy)  (「難しい」の逆)簡単な 、 軽い 、 楽な 、 易しい 、 平易な
   (重要でない)ちょっとした
 Take a little light exercise - nothing too strenuous.
 少し軽めの運動をしなさいーあまり激しくならないように。
  これはちょっとしたお礼です。この文は英語例文の訳ではありません。
light adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (colour: pale)  (色が)薄い 、 淡い 、 薄めの
 Have you seen my light blue shirt?
 私の淡いブルーのシャツを見ませんでしたか?
light
light up
viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived."
(become bright)  (光を発する)明るくなる 、 発光する 、 輝く 自動
 Give it a moment and the room will light up.
 少し待つと、部屋が明るくなります。
light vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (ignite)火をつける 、 ~に点火する 他動
 I will light the petrol to set off the fire.
 火を起こすため、ガソリンに点火します。
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主な訳語
lite adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." informal (light: low-fat, low-sugar, etc.)  (食品など)ライトな、低カロリーの、低糖の、低アルコールの
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成句・複合語:
light | lite
beam of light nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (narrow ray of light)光線
 The room was totally dark except for a small beam of light shining through a small hole in the roof.
black light nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (ultraviolet lamp)不可視光線
 Did you know that bodily fluids and scorpions are visible under a black light?
blinding light nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (intensely bright light)すさまじい光線
 When lightening strikes, there is a blinding light and an instantaneous loud crack.
blinking light nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (light that flashes on and off)点滅する光
 The blinking lights on the ambulance were very bright.
bright light nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (intense or harsh light)明るい光
 I had to cover my eyes because of the bright light.
bring to light vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (reveal, make known)~を明るみに出す 他動
 We should bring his outrageous actions to light.
Bud Light nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. trademark (low-alcohol beer)  (商品名・ビール)バド・ライト、バドワイザー・ライト
come to light v (be revealed)明るみに出る、明らかになる 自動
  露見する、発覚する、ばれる
 Every day more information about the scandal comes to light.
dazzling light nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (very bright light)ギラギラする光、まぶしい光
 If you are in New York don't miss the dazzling lights of Broadway.
dim light nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (low or soft light)薄明かり
 I'm not calling you ugly but you definitely look best in a dim light.
fog light nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (vehicle's headlight for foggy conditions)  ()霧灯、フォグランプ
 I use my fog lights so rarely that I can never remember where the switch is.
green light   (信号機)青信号
green light   (計画などを実行しても良いという)許可、ゴーサイン
grow light viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived." (day: arrive, dawn)  ()明るくなる、日が昇る 自動
 It grows light around 6 am at this time of year.
grow light viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived." figurative (become less of a burden)  (責任など)軽くなる 自動
   (比喩)肩の荷が下りる
guiding light nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. figurative ([sb] who inspires or leads)  ()導者、ひらめきを与える人
 Nelson Mandela was a guiding light for South Africa, during a very difficult time in the country's history.
in light of preppreposition: Relates noun or pronoun to another element of sentence--for example, "a picture of John," "She walked from my house to yours." (considering, in view of)~を考慮すると、~を踏まえると
 In light of the weather forecast, maybe we'd better postpone the picnic.
in the light of preppreposition: Relates noun or pronoun to another element of sentence--for example, "a picture of John," "She walked from my house to yours." figurative (in view of, given)~の観点から、~の視点から
 In the light of recent developments it would be appropriate to review the arrangements.
in the light of preppreposition: Relates noun or pronoun to another element of sentence--for example, "a picture of John," "She walked from my house to yours." literal (illuminated by)~に照らされて、~の光の中で
incandescent light nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (type of electric light )白熱ランプ
leading light 指導者、リーダー、重要人物
light blue nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (pale blue colour)  ()ライトブルー、水色
 The sky is usually light blue during the day.
light brown nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (pale brown colour)  ()ライトブラウン、薄茶色、あめ色
 The police described the attacker as tall with short light brown hair.
 The old leather bag had faded to light brown.
light green nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (pale green colour)  ()ライトグリーン、薄緑色
light hearted
light-hearted
adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house."
(humorous, not serious)屈託のない、のんきな
Note: hyphen used when term is an adj before a noun
 Her new book takes a light-hearted look at family life.
light switch nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (lever or knob for controlling a light)電気のスイッチ
 I entered the darkened room and reached for the light switch.
light up vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." literal (illuminate)~を照らし出す、~に光を当てる 他動
 The dim lamp hardly lights up the room.
light up vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." figurative (brighten)~を輝かせる 他動
 I love you -- you light up my life.
night light nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (soft room light left on at night)ナイトライト、常夜灯
 My daughter is afraid of the dark so she sleeps with a night light in her bedroom.
pilot light nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (light indicating gas supply)表示灯
 The gas central heating wouldn't come on because the pilot light was out.
ray of light 一筋の光明、希望の光
rear light nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (vehicle's tail or back light)  (自動車)テールランプ、尾灯
 I broke a rear light on my car when I was backing up and then ran into a tree.
red light 赤信号、危険信号
   (俗語)売春宿
see [sth] in a new light 新しい見方をする、違った見地から見る、新しい面を見る
see the light 納得する、理解する、事情を飲み込む 他動
  目から鱗が落ちる、事の真理を知る、光明を見出す
  日の目を見る、世に出る
see the light of day 日の目を見る、世に出る
   ()出荷する 他動
shining light 光明
throw light on ~の説明をする、~の解明に役立つ、光明を投げかける 他動
traffic light 信号機
turn on the light v (switch the light on)明かり[電気]をつける
 I always turn on the light when I walk into the room.
very light adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (highly illuminated)とても明るい
 The room was very light; I was dazzled as I walked in.
very light adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (extremely lightweight)とても軽い、超軽量の
 A feather is very light object.
yellow light nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. US (amber traffic signal)  (信号機)黄色信号
 A yellow light indicates caution.
 When you see a yellow light ahead, you should begin to apply the brakes.
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