light

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 /laɪt/


Para o verbo: "to light"

Pretérito Passado lit, lighted
Particípio passado: lit, lighted

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Traduções principais
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light nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (illumination) (iluminação)luz 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 nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (general: not darkness)luz sf
  claridade sf
 These particular plants grow better in the light than in the dark.
light nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (lamp) (lâmpada)luz sf
 We have three lights in this room.
 Temos três luzes nesta sala.
light nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (traffic light)semáforo sm
 The traffic stopped when the light turned red.
 O trânsito parou quando o semáforo ficou vermelho.
light nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. figurative (viewpoint) (ponto de vista)luz sf
 He always saw things in a negative light.
 Ele sempre viu as coisas numa luz negativa.
light adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (weight) (peso)leve 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 adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (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 adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (easy) (fácil)leve adj
 Take a little light exercise - nothing too strenuous.
 Pega uns exercícios leves - nada muito exaustivo.
light adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (colour: pale) (cor: pálido)claro adj
 Have you seen my light blue shirt?
 Viste a minha camisa azul claro?
 
Traduções complementares
InglêsPortuguês
light adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (person) (pessoa)leve adj
 For a light woman, she is very strong!
light adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (low alcoholic content) (com pouco álcool)leve adj
  fraco adj
 Some people prefer light beer to very alcoholic beverages.
light adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (easy to digest)leve adj
 While her husband ordered a steak, she ordered something lighter.
light adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (clothing) (de fácil digestão)leve adj
 You can wear a light jacket. It isn't too cold outside.
light adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (low volume) (baixo volume)leve adj
 There was only light trading in the commodities markets due to the holiday.
light adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (low pressure) (baixa pressão)leve adj
 The masseur had a very light touch.
light adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (entertaining, not profound) (despreocupado, não profundo)leve adj
 We just engaged in light conversation, nothing serious.
light adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." figurative (trivial)leve adj
  trivial adj
 Sam reassured me that it was a light matter and nothing to worry about.
light adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (soil: sandy) (solo)poroso, friável adj
  aerado adj
 Carrots are best grown in a light soil, rather than heavy clay.
light adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (delicate) (delicado)leve adj
  leve adj
 The dancer executed some light and dainty steps.
light adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (carefree)leve, despreocupado adj
 The girls liked him for his light attitude towards life.
light adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (of low weight capacity) (de pouco peso)leve adj
 He has a licence to fly light aircraft.
light adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (wind) (vento)leve, suave adj
 It will be mainly sunny, with a light breeze.
light advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (without burdens)levemente adv
 She traveled light, carrying only a small case.
light advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." poetic (lightly)levemente adv
 She walked so light that she barely left a footprint.
light nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (light bulb)lâmpada sf
  luz sf
 The light has burned out in the kitchen. Can you replace it?
light nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (daylight) (luz do dia)luz sf
 You had better go to the shop while there is still light.
light nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (street lamp) (postes de luz)luz sf
  (literário)revérbero sm
 They installed lights on the street to make it safer to walk at night.
light nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (car: headlight) (carro)farol sm
 When it got dark, he turned the car's lights on.
light nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (lighthouse) (farol)luz sf
 The sailors were most relieved when they saw the Sambro Island Light in the distance.
light nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (flame) (chama)luz sf
 He could see her face in the light of the candle.
light nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. figurative (for insight) (ideia, intuição)luz sf
 Can you shed any light on his thought processes for us?
light nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (luminary) (fig, erudito)luminar sm
  sumidade sf
 She is a leading light in the art world.
light nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (gleam) (brilho)luz sf
  lampejo sm
 She saw the light in his eyes and knew he had a good idea.
light nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (art: effect) (arte: efeito)luz sf
 Look at the light on the woman's face in this painting.
light nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (small window)claraboia sf
 Don't open the big window, just the corner light.
light nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (cigarettes, smoking)isqueiro sm
 Hey, do you have a light?
lights nplplural noun: Noun always used in plural form--for example, "jeans," "scissors." (animal lungs as food)miúdos sm pl
 Cook the lights for an hour in the stock.
 Cozinhe os miúdos por uma hora no caldo.
light viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived." (take fire)inflamar-se vp
 He threw on a match and the bonfire lighted.
light [sth] vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (ignite)acender vt
 I will light the petrol to set off the fire.
 Vou acender o petróleo para atear fogo.
light vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (illuminate)iluminar vt
 He finally found the lamp to light the room.
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WordReference English-Portuguese Dictionary © 2017:

Traduções principais
InglêsPortuguês
lite,
light
adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house."
US, informal (light: low in fat, sugar, etc.) (informal)leve adj
  de baixo teor calórico loc adj
 Brian bought the lite lunch option at the restaurant.
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WordReference English-Portuguese Dictionary © 2017:

Formas compostas:
light | lite | lt.
InglêsPortuguês
black light nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (ultraviolet lamp)lâmpada ultravioleta
 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)luz ofuscante
 When lightning strikes, there is a blinding light and an instantaneous loud crack.
blinking light nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (indicator: flashes)luz pisca-pisca loc sf
bright light nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (light: harsh)luz forte, luz intensa loc sf
 I had to cover my eyes because of the bright light.
 Eu tive que cobrir meus olhos por causa dessa luz forte.
bring [sth] to light v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." figurative (reveal [sth] secret) (revelar algo secreto)expor loc vt
 We should bring his outrageous actions to light.
 Devíamos expor essas acções escandalosas
come to light v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." figurative (be revealed)vir à luz loc v int
 Every day more information about the scandal comes to light.
dazzling light nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (very bright light)luz ofuscante
 Don't miss the dazzling lights of Broadway when you're in New York.
dim light nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (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 nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (vehicle's headlight for foggy conditions) (auto)farol de neblina sm
 I use my fog lights so rarely that I can never remember where the switch is.
grow light viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived." (day: arrive, dawn) (dia)amanhecer v int
 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) (carga, fardo)diminuir v int
guiding light nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. figurative (person: inspires, leads)inspiração sm
 Nelson Mandela was a guiding light for South Africa, during a very difficult time in the country's history.
incandescent light nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (type of electric light)luz incandescente
leading light nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. figurative (person: inspirational) (figurado: pessoa inspiradora)luz-guia
 Jacobi has been a leading light of the theatre through most of his career.
light brown nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (pale brown colour)castanho-claro sm
  marrom-claro sm
 The police described the attacker as tall with short light brown hair. The old leather bag had faded to light brown.
light up vi phrasalphrasal verb, intransitive: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning and not taking direct object--for example, "make up" [=reconcile]: "After they fought, they made up." figurative (brighten with joy) (figurado)iluminar-se vp
  (figurado)brilhar v int
 Her face lit up when she heard that her father was returning.
light up vi phrasalphrasal verb, intransitive: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning and not taking direct object--for example, "make up" [=reconcile]: "After they fought, they made up." (become brighter)clarear v int
  iluminar-se vp
 Give it a moment and the room will light up.
light [sth] up,
light up [sth]
vtr phrasal sepphrasal verb, transitive, separable: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning, divisible--for example, "call off" [=cancel], "call the game off," "call off the game."
(illuminate)iluminar vt
 The dim lamp hardly lights up the room.
light [sth] up,
light up [sth]
vtr phrasal sepphrasal verb, transitive, separable: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning, divisible--for example, "call off" [=cancel], "call the game off," "call off the game."
figurative (brighten) (figurado)iluminar vt
 I love you - you light up my life.
light up vi phrasalphrasal verb, intransitive: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning and not taking direct object--for example, "make up" [=reconcile]: "After they fought, they made up." informal (light a cigarette)acender um cigarro loc verb
 When she pulled out a cigarette and lit up, several people left the room.
light up [sth] vtr phrasal insepphrasal verb, transitive, inseparable: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning, not divisible--for example,"go with" [=combine nicely]: "Those red shoes don't go with my dress." NOT [S]"Those red shoes don't go my dress with."[/S] informal (cigarette: apply flame)acender vt
 Rob lit up a cigarette.
night light nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (soft room light left on at night) (luz noturna)abajur, quebra-luz sm
 My daughter is afraid of the dark so she sleeps with a night light in her bedroom.
rear light nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (vehicle's tail or back light) (luz traseira do veículo ou luz traseira)luz traseira loc sf
 I broke a rear light on my car when I was backing up and ran into a tree.
red-light district nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (part of town frequented by prostitutes) (parte da cidade frequentada por prostitutas)bairro da luz vermelha loc sm
  zona boêmia loc sf
  zona de baixo meretrício loc sf
see [sth/sb] in a new light v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." figurative (fresh perspective) (figurado)enxergar numa nova luz vt + loc adv
 Since they repainted the town hall I'm seeing it in a new light.
shed light v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." (be a source of illumination)iluminar v int
 A reading lamp shed light over the surface of the desk.
shed light on [sth] v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." figurative (clarify or explain [sth](figurado)lançar luz expres v
 The research project sheds light on how dolphins communicate with each other.
street light nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (lamp lighting a public road) (luz iluminando uma estrada pública)poste de iluminação sm
  poste de luz sm
  iluminação pública sf
tail lights nplplural noun: Noun always used in plural form--for example, "jeans," "scissors." npl (vehicle's rear lights)lanterna traseira sf
 The deputy stopped us because one of our tail lights was out.
 O policial nos parou porque uma de nossas lanternas traseiras estava apagada.
throw light on [sth] v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." figurative (clarify, explain) (figurado: explicar)esclarecer, iluminar vt
  (figurado: explicar)jogar uma luz sobre expres
 The scientsts hoped to throw light on the mystery of the Loch Ness monster.
traffic light nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (signal)sinal de trânsito, semáforo sm
 When the traffic lights turn red, you must stop.
turn on the light v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." (switch the light on)acender a luz loc v int
  ligar a luz loc v int
 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) (muito iluminado)bem iluminado adj
 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) (extremamente leve)muito leve adj
 A feather is very light object.
wall light nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (lamp set into or hung from a wall) (lâmpada interna ou presa na parede)luminária (de parede) sf
  iluminação indireta sf
yellow light nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. US (amber traffic signal) (sinal de trânsito amarelo)luz amarela loc sf
 A yellow light indicates caution. When you see a yellow light ahead you should begin to apply the brakes.
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