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According to WordNet, the noun "light" has 14 sense(s).

106210791 a particular perspective or aspect of a situation; "although he saw it in a different light, he still did not understand".

103665366 any device serving as a source of illumination; "he stopped the car and turned off the lights".

113983304 having abundant light or illumination; "they played as long as it was light"; "as long as the lighting was good".

111473954 (physics) electromagnetic radiation that can produce a visual sensation; "the light was filtered through a soft glass window".

105807933 mental understanding as an enlightening experience; "he finally saw the light"; "can you shed light on this problem?".

108646188 an illuminated area; "he stepped into the light".

103666591 a device for lighting or igniting fuel or charges or fires; "do you have a light?".

105018103 the quality of being luminous; emitting or reflecting light; "its luminosity is measured relative to that of our sun".

105612706 public awareness; "it brought the scandal to light".

104953380 merriment expressed by a brightness or gleam or animation of countenance; "he had a sparkle in his eye"; "there's a perpetual twinkle in his eyes".

114563784 a condition of spiritual awareness; divine illumination; "follow God's light".

104951373 the visual effect of illumination on objects or scenes as created in pictures; "he could paint the lightest light and the darkest dark".

106874019 a visual warning signal; "they saw the light of the beacon"; "there was a light at every corner".

110276659 a person regarded very fondly; "the light of my life".

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