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light pen an electronic device that can detect light and dark areas on a computer screen. It is used to select objects on the screen.
light switch a device, especially one that is attached to a wall or a lamp, used to turn a light on or off.
light-year a unit of distance equal to the distance light can travel in one year, about six trillion miles.
likable liked by others, or easy to like.
-like a suffix that means "similar to" or "like."
like1 having close resemblance. [5 definitions]
like2 to find pleasure in; enjoy. [4 definitions]
like a book completely; thoroughly.
like crazy (informal) to a very great or extreme degree; wildly.
likelihood how probable it is that something will happen.
likely to be expected; probable. [4 definitions]
like mad (informal) with great speed or enthusiasm.
likeness the condition of looking like or being similar to someone or something else; similarity. [2 definitions]
likewise as well; also. [2 definitions]
liking a feeling of preferring, enjoying, or being fond of.
lilac a shrub that has large clusters of purple, white, or pink flowers. [3 definitions]
lily a plant that grows from a bulb and has large flowers shaped like bells or trumpets. [3 definitions]
lily of the valley a plant of the lily family that has small, white flowers shaped like bells. The flowers have a pleasant smell and are grown by many people.
lima bean a plant that bears wide pods that have large green or white seeds inside them. [2 definitions]
limb1 a main branch of a tree. [2 definitions]
lime1 a white powder made of calcium oxide. Lime is used in cement, in making steel and paper, and in making some soils better for growing plants.