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light

1. mod. alcohol intoxicated. I began to feel a little light along about the fourth beer.
2. n. an eye. (Crude. Usually plural.) You want I should poke your lights out?
3. n. a police car. A couple of lights turned the corner just as the robbers were pulling away.
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W]e have demonstrated that short-wavelength [blue] light is more effective at stimulating subjective and objective correlates of alertness and performance," Lockley's team concluded in the February Sleep.
Think about that this year, when you are putting away those Christmas decorations, and taking down those lights, and give thanks.
The light guide must also be kept free of resin buildup on the end.
It's an art to understand how much light to place on a house or determine where the focal points are,'' Joe Rey-Barreau, American Lighting Association consulting director of education and director of the Lighting and Design Center at the University of Kentucky, noted on the association's Web site.
Einstein studied Brownian motion to discover the behavior of light.
Writing in the early 1930s, the Japanese novelist Jun'ichiro Tanizaki brought another but similar sensibility to the nature of light and darkness in buildings when he talked about 'the magic of shadows' in traditional Japanese architecture.
What recommendations do you have to improve light levels for staff and other building visitors?
Another way to capture the sun's energy is with high-tech skylights such as the Solatube and Sun Tunnel Skylight, which trap light and channel it down through a tube mounted in your roof.
Why would I jump on light rail and travel at 20 miles per hour when I could jump in my car and travel twice that speed?
Dimming each fixture has required extra wiring and a special, high-cost ballast, the gadget that controls voltage to a fluorescent light.
But with the popularity of halogen light bulbs, track lighting has made a remarkable recovery, thanks in great part to IKEA's inexpensive track lighting that features tiny, halogen bulbs that can be turned to illuminate a coffee table, artwork or provide general lighting for a room, notes Goldmacher.
And God saw the light, that it was good; and god divided the light from the darkness'.
Light Pollution Is a Threat to Wildlife, Safety and the Starry Sky
Suddenly, the hall goes pitch-black except for four beams of green light that pinpoint each emerging band member.