light

 /laɪt/

For the verb: "to light"

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

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Traduções principais/Principal Translations
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. (lamp)lâmpada sf
  luz sf
 We have three lights in this room.
 Nós temos três lâmpadas nesta sala.
light nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (traffic light)  (semáforo)luz sf
   (S)sinaleira 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 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?
light
light up
viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived."
(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 vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (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 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." (trivial)  (trivial)leve adj
 I prefer light entertainment, rather than serious theatre.
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 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 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?
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
light up
viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived."
(light material for smoking)acender v int
 Some people left the room when she pulled out a cigarette and lit up.
light
light up
viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived."
(brighten with joy)  (de alegria)iluminar v int
 He face lit up when she heard that her father was returning.
light vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (turn on)  (ligar)acender vt
 The mayor flipped the switch to light the Christmas tree.
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.
light vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (make bright)iluminar vt
 Let's light up this room with some candles and flowers.
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Traduções principais/Principal Translations
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.)  (informal, com pouco açúcar)leve adj
  de baixo teor calórico loc adj
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Formas compostas
light | lite
artificial light nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (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 nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. figurative (unfavourable view)  (vista desfavorável)iluminação ruim loc sf
beam of light nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (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 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 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)luz pisca-pisca
 The blinking lights on the ambulance were very bright.
bright light nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (intense or harsh light)luz forte, luz intensa loc sf
 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)trazer à luz
 We should bring his outrageous actions to light.
come to light v (be revealed)  (ser revelado)vir à luz
 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 loc sm
 I use my fog lights so rarely that I can never remember where the switch is.
green light luz verde
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 ([sb] who inspires or leads)  (fig., pessoa que inspira)farol, fanal 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 luz de guia
  luz principal
new light nova luz
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.
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   (literal)luz brilhante
  personalidade brilhante
throw light on esclarecer, iluminar
traffic light sinal de trânsito
  semáforo
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