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Meaning of "light box" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF LIGHT BOX

light box play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF LIGHT BOX

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Light box is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES LIGHT BOX MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Light therapy

Light therapy or phototherapy consists of exposure to daylight or to specific wavelengths of light using polychromatic polarised light, lasers, light-emitting diodes, fluorescent lamps, dichroic lamps or very bright, full-spectrum light. The light is administered for a prescribed amount of time and, in some cases, at a specific time of day. One common use of the term is associated with the treatment of skin disorders, chiefly psoriasis, acne vulgaris, eczema and neonatal jaundice. Light therapy which strikes the retina of the eyes is used to treat circadian rhythm disorders such as delayed sleep phase disorder and can also be used to treat seasonal affective disorder, with some support for its use also with non-seasonal psychiatric disorders.

Definition of light box in the English dictionary

The definition of light box in the dictionary is a light source contained in a box and covered with a diffuser, used for viewing photographic transparencies, negatives, etc.

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE LIGHT BOX

light air
light aircraft
light ale
light at the end of the tunnel
light beer
light breeze
light bulb
light bulb moment
light cannon
light comedy
light cream
light effects
light engine
light entertainment
light face
light fitting
light flyweight
light heavyweight
light horse
light industry

WORDS THAT END LIKE LIGHT BOX

ballot box
black box
collection box
dialog box
flight box
glory box
idiot box
lunch box
music box
nest box
out of the box
PO box
pouncet box
prompt box
safe deposit box
safety-deposit box
set-top box
suggestion box
the box
tool box

Synonyms and antonyms of light box in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «light box» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF LIGHT BOX

Find out the translation of light box to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of light box from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «light box» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

灯箱
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

caja de luz
570 millions of speakers

English

light box
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

प्रकाश बॉक्स
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

ضوء مربع
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

световой короб
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

caixa de luz
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

হালকা বাক্স
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

boîte à lumière
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Kotak cahaya
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Licht-Box
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

ライトボックス
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

라이트 박스
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Kothak cahya
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

hộp đèn
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

ஒளி பெட்டி
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

प्रकाश बॉक्स
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

hafif kutu
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

light box
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

light Box
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

світловий короб
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

caseta de lumina
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

φωτεινό κουτί
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

lig boks
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

ljuslåda
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

lyskasse
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of light box

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «LIGHT BOX»

The term «light box» is very widely used and occupies the 15.539 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about light box

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «LIGHT BOX»

Discover the use of light box in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to light box and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Light Boxes
Steeped in visual imagery, this is a hauntingly enigmatic modern fairy tale - in which nothing is as it seems.
Shane Jones, 2010
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Easy Garden Projects to Make, Build, and Grow: 200 ...
Make a Light Box from a Drawer Providing ample light is often the most challenging aspect of growing your own seedlings. An inexpensive fluorescent light can do the job — provided you keep the bulb 2 to 3 inches from the seedlings' topmost ...
Barbara Pleasant, 2006
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Chronotherapeutics for Affective Disorders: A Clinician's ...
6.1 Criteria for Light Box Selection This is an intricate section, since there are no official agencies regulating design with regard to safety and efficacy (the only requirements being electrical safety standards). Building and selling light boxes has ...
A. Wirz-Justice, F. Benedetti, M. Terman, 2013
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Silk-screen Printing for Artists & Craftsmen
A light box especially made for exposing light-sensitive emulsion resists (2) contains eight 4-foot fluorescent light tubes (A) spaced 6 inches below a sheet of heavy plate glass (B) that supports the emulsion. A 40-watt yellow insect bulb (C) can ...
Mathilda V. Schwalbach, James Alfred Schwalbach, 1970
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Faces & Places: Images In Applique
Inhn Gardner Light Box There are several methods advocated for transferring pattern lines to fabric. Due to the complexity of the processes involved in making pictorial quilts, I feel that using a light box is the only acceptable method for tracing ...
Charlotte Warr Andersen, 2010
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The World of Physics
Use a light box or lamp in a holder to produce multiple rays by passing light through a multiple slit. Cylindrical lenses, as shown in fig. 3.2b, are the most suitable type to use because they have the same cross- sectional shape down to paper ...
John Avison, 1989
7
Pouring Light - Layering Transparent Watercolor
Two simple ways exist to do this: graphite paper and the light box. MASKING TECHNIQUES TO PRESERVE AREAS OF OUR TRANSPARENT WATERCOLORS, WE. GRAPHITE PAPER Graphite paper has one side covered with the graphite ...
Jean H. Grastorf, 2005
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The Quick & Easy Guide to Photographing Your Artwork
Staff members at a commercial gallery, though, may hold slides up to a window, view them on a poorer- quality light box or project them. Each viewing method makes photographs appear different. Think about who will be looking at your ...
Roger Saddington, 2003
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Stained Glass Basics: Techniques, Tools, Projects
A light box (see Figure 3) consists of a rectangular frame with a sheet of sandblasted, l/4"-thick (6 mm) plate glass on top and a light within the frame. Some artists cut their glass by placing the cartoon on the plate glass, covering it with the ...
Chris Rich, 1997
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Operator's, Unit, Direct Support, and General Support ...
(e) Starting at left composite light box, thread a lacing wire through conduit into triple light box. Attach lacing wire to lead, and pull lead through conduit into composite light box. (f) Install new terminal onto lead. Connect triple marker light lead ...
‎1990

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «LIGHT BOX»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term light box is used in the context of the following news items.
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Children's museum is out of this world - Omaha.com: Living
Children can build things in “Construction World,” work with a giant light box, light table and shadow box in “Light World,” experiment with ... «Omaha World-Herald, Jul 15»
2
Daily water-testing warns swimmers of dangers at Lake Erie …
Depending on the experiment used, E.coli will either turn the culture yellow, form dark spots or glow blue in an ultraviolet light box. Some days ... «cleveland.com, Jul 15»
3
Stars attend screenings of Bajranji Bhaijaan
The first, especially hosted for dad Salim Khan, was held at Farhan Akhtar and Ritesh Sidhwani's plush suburban Mumbai cineplex Light Box, ... «India Today, Jul 15»
4
“We would plainly talk about harvesting fetal parts as if we were …
After I had a clean body, I would dump it into the glass baking dish that was sitting on top of an x-ray light box. I would put a little bit of water in ... «Wizbang, Jul 15»
5
Graphic Designer Executive
... leaflet, signage, light box, webpage design, billboard and backdrop. To carry out ad-hoc duties assigned by the superior from time to time. «Bangkok Post, Jul 15»
6
Warner Bros Goes After the Studio Tour Market Universal Left Behind
Thinkwell and Warner Bros have done commendable work to showcase the latest in cinematic arts technology, including the Light Box from ... «Theme Park Insider, Jul 15»
7
Revealed Why Salman Khan Ditched Shahid-Mira Mumbai Reception
Also, the time Shahid's reception was taking place, Salman was spotted attending the screening of Baahubali in Light Box with his ex girlfriend, ... «FilmiBeat, Jul 15»
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Vishal Bhardwaj to compose music for 'Drishyam'
Mumbai: Filmmaker Vishal Bhardwaj during the special screening of film Tanu Weds Manu Returns at Light Box in Mumbai, on May 19, 2015. «gulfnews.com, Jul 15»
9
A round-up of art shows in the region this Eid
The results are presented as one work in a light box, offering a visual rhythm of the place. Creations from Bahrain-based Camille Zakharia are ... «The National, Jul 15»
10
Mysteries of matter inspire Dark Matter galactic garden at Daresbury …
... the human view from telescopes on the ground into space and at the other by a huge light box representing the light from far distant galaxies. «Liverpool Echo, Jul 15»

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« EDUCALINGO. Light box [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/light-box>. Sep 2019 ».
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