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  1. lightsnoun

    A butcher's term for the lungs of an animal (being lighter than adjacent parts).

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Lightsnoun

    The lungs; the organs of breathing.

    Etymology: supposed to be called so from their lightness in proportion to their bulk.

    The complaint was chiefly from the lights, a part as of no quick sense, so no seat for any sharp disease. John Hayward.


  1. Lights

    Lights is a Japanese song by South Korean boy band BTS, released on July 3, 2019, through Universal Music Japan. It was released as a double A-side single with the Japanese version of "Boy with Luv". It debuted atop the Oricon Singles Chart and Billboard Japan Hot 100.


  1. lights

    Lights refer to a source of illumination that produces visible radiance, allowing objects and surroundings to be seen. They can be generated through various means, such as electric bulbs, candles, or natural sources like the sun or fire. Lights play a crucial role in enabling vision and creating a pleasant and functional environment in both indoor and outdoor settings.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Lights

    the lungs of an animal or bird; -- sometimes coarsely applied to the lungs of a human being

  2. Etymology: [So called from their lightness.]


  1. Lights

    Lights is the debut studio album by the English alternative rock band Brigade. It was produced by Joe Gibb and released on 29 May 2006 through independent label Mighty Atom Records.

Dictionary of Nautical Terms

  1. lights

    In men-of-war, all the seamen's lights are extinguished by 8 P.M., the officers' at 10, unless the commanding officer gives his permission, through the master-at-arms, for a longer time, as occasion may require.

Editors Contribution

  1. lights

    Plural form of the word light.

    We use the lights at the house when we are there.

    Submitted by MaryC on November 22, 2015  

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  1. lights

    Song lyrics by lights -- Explore a large variety of song lyrics performed by lights on the Lyrics.com website.

Surnames Frequency by Census Records


    According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Lights is ranked #147253 in terms of the most common surnames in America.

    The Lights surname appeared 112 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 0 would have the surname Lights.

    86.6% or 97 total occurrences were Black.
    7.1% or 8 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'LIGHTS' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #2454

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'LIGHTS' in Written Corpus Frequency: #1260

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of LIGHTS in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of LIGHTS in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of LIGHTS in a Sentence

  1. Bill Murtagh:

    The beautiful visible manifestation [ of space weather ] is the northern lights that everyone loves — that's the nice, pretty part. But the consequences, as we found out on Friday, can be quite significant to some of these technologies.

  2. Scott C. Holstad:

    you look your woman in the eye and kill her by telling her the truth or you turn away and let her see what she wants. i try not to shake too much when i turn the lights out and the sobbing begins

  3. Chris Seefried:

    my trip is like, turn the lights down low so we all look good

  4. Ted Alcorn of Everytown:

    So much about law is about setting cultural norms, just like the reasons you stop at red lights and don't speed isn't because there's a traffic cop behind every corner.

  5. Muhammad Ali:

    I run on the road, long before I dance under the lights.

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    repetition of the ends of two or more successive sentences, verses, etc.
    A epiphora
    B congius
    C preponderance
    D anestrus

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