light

SpeakerOuça:
 /laɪt/

For the verb: "to light"

Simple Past: lit, lighted
Past Participle: lit, lighted

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Traduções principais/Principal Translations
light n (illumination) iluminaçãoluz sf
 Could we have some light in the room? It's too dark.
 Poderíamos ter um pouco de luz no recinto? Está muito escuro.
light n (lamp)lâmpada sf
 luz sf
 We have three lights in this room.
 Nós temos três lâmpadas nesta sala.
light n (traffic light) semáforoluz sf
 Ssinaleira sf
 sinal sm
 The traffic stopped when the light turned red.
 O tráfego parou quando a luz ficou vermelha.
 O tráfego parou quando a sinaleira ficou vermelha.
 O tráfego parou quando o sinal ficou vemelho.
light n figurative (viewpoint) ponto de vistaluz sf
 He always saw things in a negative light.
 Ele sempre viu as coisas numa luz negativa.
light adj (weight) pesoleve adj
 Give me the heavy bag, and you can carry the light one.
 Dá-me a mala pesada e tu podes carregar a leve.
light adj (faint)suave adj
 indistinto, vago adj
 You could only see a light line of the mountains.
 Só se podia ver a linha suave das montanhas.
light adj (easy) fácilleve adj
 Take a little light exercise - nothing too strenuous.
 Pega uns exercícios leves - nada muito exaustivo.
light adj (colour: pale) cor: pálidoclaro adj
 Have you seen my light blue shirt?
 Viste a minha camisa azul claro?
light, light up vi (become bright)clarear v int
 aclarar-se vp
 Give it a moment and the room will light up.
 Espera um momento e a sala vai clarear.
light vtr (ignite)acender vt
 pôr fogo loc vt
 I will light the petrol to set off the fire.
 Eu vou acender o combustível para atear o fogo.
 
Traduções Adicionais/Additional Translations
light adj (person) pessoaleve adj
 For a light woman, she is very strong!
light adj (low alcoholic content) com pouco álcoolleve adj
 fraco adj
 Some people prefer light beer to very alcoholic beverages.
light adj (easy to digest)leve adj
 While her husband ordered a steak, she ordered something lighter.
light adj (clothing) de fácil digestãoleve adj
 You can wear a light jacket. It isn't too cold outside.
light adj (low volume) baixo volumeleve adj
 There was only light trading in the commodities markets due to the holiday.
light adj (low pressure) baixa pressãoleve adj
 The masseur had a very light touch.
light adj (entertaining, not profound) despreocupado, não profundoleve adj
 We just engaged in light conversation, nothing serious.
light adj (trivial) trivialleve adj
 I prefer light entertainment, rather than serious theatre.
light adj (soil: sandy) soloporoso, friável adj
 aerado adj
 Carrots are best grown in a light soil, rather than heavy clay.
light adj (delicate) delicadoleve adj
 leve adj
 The dancer executed some light and dainty steps.
light adj (carefree)leve, despreocupado adj
 The girls liked him for his light attitude towards life.
light adj (of low weight capacity) de pouco pesoleve adj
 He has a licence to fly light aircraft.
light adj (wind) ventoleve, suave adj
 It will be mainly sunny, with a light breeze.
light n (light bulb)lâmpada sf
 luz sf
 The light has burned out in the kitchen. Can you replace it?
light n (daylight) luz do dialuz sf
 You had better go to the shop while there is still light.
light n (street lamp) postes de luzluz sf
 literáriorevérbero sm
 They installed lights on the street to make it safer to walk at night.
light n (car: headlight) carrofarol sm
 When it got dark, he turned the car's lights on.
light n (lighthouse) farolluz sf
 The sailors were most relieved when they saw the light in the distance.
light n (flame) chamaluz sf
 He could see her face in the light of the candle.
light n figurative (for insight) ideia, intuiçãoluz sf
 Can you shed any light on his thought processes for us?
light n (luminary) fig, eruditoluminar sm
 sumidade sf
 She is a leading light in the art world.
light n (gleam) brilholuz sf
 lampejo sm
 She saw the light in his eyes and knew he had a good idea.
light n (art: effect) arte: efeitoluz sf
 Look at the light on the woman's face in this painting.
light n (small window)claraboia sf
 Don't open the big window, just the corner light.
light n (cigarettes, smoking)isqueiro sm
 Hey, do you have a light?
light vi (take fire)inflamar-se vp
 He threw on a match and the bonfire lighted.
light, light up vi (light material for smoking)acender v int
 Some people left the room when she pulled out a cigarette and lit up.
light, light up vi (brighten with joy) de alegriailuminar v int
 He face lit up when she heard that her father was returning.
light vtr (turn on) ligaracender vt
 The mayor flipped the switch to light the Christmas tree.
light vtr (illuminate)iluminar vt
 He finally found the lamp to light the room.
light vtr (make bright)iluminar vt
 Let's light up this room with some candles and flowers.
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WordReference English-Portuguese Dictionary © 2014:

Traduções principais/Principal Translations
lite adj informal (light: low-fat, low-sugar, etc.) informal, com pouco açúcarleve adj
 de baixo teor calórico loc adj
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Formas compostas
light | light sth | lite |
artificial light n (illumination other than daylight)iluminação artificial loc sf
 The plants were amazing considering they were all grown in the basement under artificial light.
bad light n figurative (unfavourable view) vista desfavoráveliluminação ruim loc sf
beam of light n (narrow ray of light)raio de luz loc sm
 The room was totally dark except for a small beam of light shining through a small hole in the roof.
black light n (ultraviolet lamp)lâmpada ultravioleta
 Did you know that bodily fluids and scorpions are visible under a black light?
blinding light n (intensely bright light)luz ofuscante
 When lightening strikes, there is a blinding light and an instantaneous loud crack.
blinking light n (light that flashes on and off)luz pisca-pisca
 The blinking lights on the ambulance were very bright.
bright light n (intense or harsh light)luz forte, luz intensa loc sf
 I had to cover my eyes because of the bright light.
bring to light vtr (reveal, make known)trazer à luz
 We should bring his outrageous actions to light.
come to light v (be revealed) ser reveladovir à luz
 Every day more information about the scandal comes to light.
dazzling light n (very bright light)luz ofuscante
 Don't miss the dazzling lights of Broadway when you're in New York.
dim light n (low or soft light)meia-luz, penumbra sf
 I'm not calling you ugly but you definitely look best in a dim light.
fog light n (vehicle's headlight for foggy conditions) auto:farol de neblina loc sm
 I use my fog lights so rarely that I can never remember where the switch is.
green light luz verde
grow light vi (day: arrive, dawn) dia:amanhecer v int
 It grows light around 6 am at this time of year.
grow light vi figurative (become less of a burden) carga, fardo:diminuir v int
guiding light n figurative ([sb] who inspires or leads) fig., pessoa que inspirafarol, fanal sm
 Nelson Mandela was a guiding light for South Africa, during a very difficult time in the country's history.
incandescent light n (type of electric light )luz incandescente
leading light luz de guia
 luz principal
new light nova luz
night light n (soft room light left on at night) luz noturnaabajur, quebra-luz sm
 My daughter is afraid of the dark so she sleeps with a night light in her bedroom.
ray of light raio de luz
red light sinal vermelho
 luz vermelha
see the light entender a verdade, perceber
 sair para o mundo
 tornar-se famoso
see the light of day nascer
 sair para a luz, ver a luz do dia
shining light literalluz brilhante
 personalidade brilhante
throw light on esclarecer, iluminar
traffic light sinal de trânsito
 semáforo
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