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Specific types of light

candlelight

noun

the light from a burning candle

daylight

noun

the light outside that you see during the day

gaslight

noun

the light that burning gas produces

glow

noun

the red or orange light coming from something that produces heat

glow

noun

the light from something such as a television or computer screen

incident ray

noun

a ray of light that hits a surface

lamplight

noun

the light from a lamp

the light

noun

brightness from the sun during the day

ray

noun

an amount of light or heat from the sun

ray

noun

a narrow line of light that you can see coming from the sun or a lamp

spotlight

noun

the light from a spotlight

sun

noun

the light and warmth that you feel from the sun

sunbeam

noun

a ray (=bright line) of light that shines down from the sun

sunlight

noun

the light from the sun

sunshine

noun

light from the sun. This word is used especially to mean that the light is warm and pleasant

torchlight

noun

the light from one or more torches

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astronomer

someone who studies the stars and planets using scientific equipment including telescopes

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