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  Definition of light up
  1. make lighter or brighter; "This lamp lightens the room a bit"
  2. begin to smoke; "After the meal, some of the diners lit up"
  3. start to burn with a bright flame; "The coal in the BBQ grill finally lit up"
  4. ignite; "The sky lit up quickly above the raging volcano"
  5. become clear; "The sky cleared after the storm"
Similar Words: light, illume, illumine, illuminate, fire up, clear up, clear, brighten

 

Hyponyms: floodlight, spotlight

 

Entailments: smoke

 

Derivational Morphology: illumination, illuminance, illuminant, light, lighting, lightness, luminosity, brightness, brightness level, luminance, luminousness, light source, visible light, visible radiation, lighter, igniter, ignitor

 

 
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