Light Waves

Science / Weather / Light Waves: That part of the electromagnetic spectrum that contains visible light. The colors, from longest wave length to shortest, are red, orange, yellow, green, blue, indigo, and violet (ROY G. BIV).

Other Words for Light

Light Verb Synonyms: turn on, switch on, put on
Light Adjective Synonyms: ignite, set alight, set or put a match to, kindle, burn, touch off, set fire to, fire
Light Noun Synonyms: illumination, brightness, daylight, lamplight, candlelight, firelight, gaslight, torchlight, starlight, moonlight, sunlight, gegenschein, counterglow
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Coherent Light

Entertainment / Photography / Coherent Light: Light waves that vibrate with constant phase relationships. They can be produced by a laser or a combination of two prisms. MORE

Lighting Intensity

Technology / Television (TV) / Lighting Intensity: The power of a light source. Regarding the relative intensity of lighting sources, see three-point lighting. MORE

Lighting Ratio

Entertainment / Photography / Lighting Ratio: Ratio of the brightness of light falling on the subject from the main (key) light and other (fill) lights. A ratio of about 3:1 is normal for color photography. MORE

Lightning

Science / Weather / Lightning: A sudden and visible discharge of electricity produced in response to the build up of electrical potential between cloud and ground, between clouds, within a single cloud, or between a cloud and surro MORE

Lighting Direction

Technology / Television (TV) / Lighting Direction: The positioning of lights relative to the object being shot. The norm for lighting direction is three-point lighting. MORE

Lighting Diffusion

Technology / Television (TV) / Lighting Diffusion: The hardness or softness of a light source. Hard light casts a sharp, definite shadow. MORE

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