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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 lit
 light的過去式及過去分詞

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Light, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Lighted or Lit p. pr. & vb. n. Lighting.]
 1. To set fire to; to cause to burn; to set burning; to ignite; to kindle; as, to light a candle or lamp; to light the gas; -- sometimes with up.
    If a thousand candles be all lighted from one.   --Hakewill.
    And the largest lamp is lit.   --Macaulay.
 Absence might cure it, or a second mistress
 Light up another flame, and put out this.   --Addison.
 2. To give light to; to illuminate; to fill with light; to spread over with light; -- often with up.
 Ah, hopeless, lasting flames! like those that burn
 To light the dead.   --Pope.
    One hundred years ago, to have lit this theater as brilliantly as it is now lighted would have cost, I suppose, fifty pounds.   --F. Harrison.
 The sun has set, and Vesper, to supply
 His absent beams, has lighted up the sky.   --Dryden.
 3. To attend or conduct with a light; to show the way to by means of a light.
    His bishops lead him forth, and light him on.   --Landor.
 To light a fire, to kindle the material of a fire.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Light, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Lighted or Lit p. pr. & vb. n. Lighting.]
 1. To dismount; to descend, as from a horse or carriage; to alight; -- with from, off, on, upon, at, in.
    When she saw Isaac, she lighted off the camel.   --Gen. xxiv. 64.
 Slowly rode across a withered heath,
 And lighted at a ruined inn.   --Tennyson.
 2. To feel light; to be made happy. [Obs.]
    It made all their hearts to light.   --Chaucer.
 3. To descend from flight, and rest, perch, or settle, as a bird or insect.
    [The bee] lights on that, and this, and tasteth all.   --Sir. J. Davies.
    On the tree tops a crested peacock lit.   --Tennyson.
 4. To come down suddenly and forcibly; to fall; -- with on or upon.
 On me, me only, as the source and spring
 Of all corruption, all the blame lights due.   --Milton.
 5. To come by chance; to happen; -- with on or upon; formerly with into.
    The several degrees of vision, which the assistance of glasses (casually at first lit on) has taught us to conceive.   --Locke.
    They shall light into atheistical company.   --South.
 And here we lit on Aunt Elizabeth,
 And Lilia with the rest.   --Tennyson.
 

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Lit
 1. a form of the imp. & p. p. of Light.
 

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 light
      adj 1: of comparatively little physical weight or density; "a light
             load"; "magnesium is a light metal--having a specific
             gravity of 1.74 at 20 degrees C" [ant: heavy]
      2: (used of color) having a relatively small amount of coloring
         agent; "light blue"; "light colors such as pastels"; "a
         light-colored powder" [syn: light-colored] [ant: dark]
      3: of the military or industry; using (or being) relatively
         small or light arms or equipment; "light infantry"; "light
         cavalry"; "light industry"; "light weapons" [ant: heavy]
      4: not great in degree or quantity or number; "a light
         sentence"; "a light accent"; "casualties were light";
         "light snow was falling"; "light misty rain"; "light smoke
         from the chimney" [ant: heavy]
      5: psychologically light; especially free from sadness or
         troubles; "a light heart" [ant: heavy]
      6: characterized by or emitting light; "a room that is light
         when the shutters are open"; "the inside of the house was
         airy and light" [ant: dark]
      7: used of vowels or syllables; pronounced with little or no
         stress; "a syllable that ends in a short vowel is a light
         syllable"; "a weak stress on the second syllable" [syn: unaccented,
          weak]
      8: easily assimilated in the alimentary canal; not rich or
         heavily seasoned; "a light diet"
      9: (used of soil) loose and large-grained in consistency;
         "light sandy soil" [syn: friable, sandy]
      10: (of sound or color) free from anything that dulls or dims;
          "efforts to obtain a clean bass in orchestral
          recordings"; "clear laughter like a waterfall"; "clear
          reds and blues"; "a light lilting voice like a silver
          bell" [syn: clean, clear, unclouded]
      11: moving easily and quickly; nimble; "the dancer was light and
          graceful"; "a lightsome buoyant step"; "walked with a
          light tripping step" [syn: lightsome, tripping]
      12: demanding little effort; not burdensome; "light housework";
          "light exercise"
      13: of little intensity or power or force; "the light touch of
          her fingers"; "a light breeze" [ant: heavy]
      14: (physics, chemistry) not having atomic weight greater than
          average; "light water is ordinary water" [ant: heavy]
      15: weak and likely to lose consciousness; "suddenly felt faint
          from the pain"; "was sick and faint from hunger"; "felt
          light in the head"; "a swooning fit"; "light-headed with
          wine"; "light-headed from lack of sleep" [syn: faint, swooning,
           light-headed, lightheaded]
      16: very thin and insubstantial; "thin paper"; "flimsy voile";
          "light summer dresses" [syn: flimsy]
      17: marked by temperance in indulgence; "abstemious meals"; "a
          light eater"; "a light smoker"; "ate a light supper"
          [syn: abstemious, light(a)]
      18: less than the correct or legal or full amount often
          deliberately so; "a light pound"; "a scant cup of sugar";
          "regularly gives short weight" [syn: scant(p), short]
      19: having little importance; "losing his job was no light
          matter"
      20: intended primarily as entertainment; not serious or
          profound; "light verse"; "a light comedy"
      21: silly or trivial; "idle pleasure"; "light banter"; "light
          idle chatter" [syn: idle]
      22: having a spongy or flaky texture; well-leavened; "light
          pastries"
      23: designed for ease of movement or to carry little weight;
          "light aircraft"; "a light truck"
      24: having relatively few calories; "diet cola"; "light (or
          lite) beer"; "lite (or light) mayonnaise"; "a low-cal
          diet" [syn: lite, low-cal]
      25: (of sleep) easily disturbed; "in a light doze"; "a light
          sleeper"; "a restless wakeful night" [syn: wakeful]
      26: casual and unrestrained in sexual behavior; "her easy
          virtue"; "he was told to avoid loose (or light) women";
          "wanton behavior" [syn: easy, loose, promiscuous, sluttish,
           wanton]
      n 1: (physics) electromagnetic radiation that can produce a
           visual sensation; "the light was filtered through a soft
           glass window" [syn: visible light, visible radiation]
      2: any device serving as a source of illumination; "he stopped
         the car and turned off the lights" [syn: light source]
      3: a particular perspective or aspect of a situation; "although
         he saw it in a different light, he still did not
         understand"
      4: the quality of being luminous; emitting or reflecting light;
         "its luminosity is measured relative to that of our sun"
         [syn: luminosity, brightness, brightness level, luminance,
          luminousness]
      5: an illuminated area; "he stepped into the light"
      6: a condition of spiritual awareness; divine illumination;
         "follow God's light" [syn: illumination]
      7: the visual effect of illumination on objects or scenes as
         created in pictures; "he could paint the lightest light
         and the darkest dark" [syn: lightness]
      8: a person regarded very fondly; "the light of my life"
      9: mental understanding as an enlightening experience; "he
         finally saw the light"; "can you shed light on this
         problem?"
      10: having abundant light or illumination; "they played as long
          as it was light"; "as long as the lighting was good"
          [syn: lighting] [ant: dark]
      11: public awareness; "it brought the scandal to light"
      12: brightness and animation of countenance; "he had a sparkle
          in his eye" [syn: sparkle, spark]
      13: a divine presence believed by Quakers to enlighten and guide
          the soul [syn: Inner Light, Light Within, Christ
          Within]
      14: a visual warning signal; "they saw the light of the beacon";
          "there was a light at every corner"
      15: a device for lighting or igniting fuel or charges or fires;
          "do you have a light?" [syn: lighter, igniter, ignitor]
      adv : with few burdens; "experienced travellers travel light"
            [syn: lightly]
      v 1: make lighter or brighter; "This lamp lightens the room a
           bit" [syn: illume, illumine, light up, illuminate]
      2: begin to smoke; "After the meal, some of the diners lit up"
         [syn: light up, fire up]
      3: to come to rest, settle; "Misfortune lighted upon him" [syn:
          alight, perch]
      4: cause to start burning; subject to fire or great heat;
         "Great heat can ignite almost any dry matter"; "Light a
         cigarette" [syn: ignite] [ant: snuff out]
      5: fall to somebody by assignment or lot; "The task fell to
         me"; "It fell to me to notify the parents of the victims"
         [syn: fall]
      6: get off (a horse) [syn: unhorse, dismount, get off, get
         down]
      [also: lit]

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 lit
      adj 1: provided with artificial light; "illuminated advertising";
             "looked up at the lighted windows"; "a brightly lit
             room"; "a well-lighted stairwell" [syn: illuminated,
              lighted, well-lighted]
      2: set afire or burning; "the lighted candles"; "a lighted
         cigarette"; "a lit firecracker" [syn: lighted] [ant: unlighted]
      n : the humanistic study of a body of literature; "he took a
          course in Russian lit" [syn: literature]
      [also: litai (pl)]

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 lit
      See light
      [also: litai (pl)]