in the light of
phrasal 1. from the point of view of 2. (or in light of) in view of <
in light of their findings, new procedures were established
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  • In the name of — In In, prep. [AS. in; akin to D. & G. in, Icel. [=i], Sw. & Dan. i, OIr. & L. in, Gr. en. [root]197. Cf. 1st {In }, {Inn}.] The specific signification of in is situation or place with respect to surrounding, environment, encompassment, etc. It is …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • In the course of — Course Course (k[=o]rs), n. [F. cours, course, L. cursus, fr. currere to run. See {Current}.] 1. The act of moving from one point to another; progress; passage. [1913 Webster] And when we had finished our course from Tyre, we came to Ptolemais.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • The light of the countenance — Light Light (l[imac]t), n. [OE. light, liht, AS. le[ o]ht; akin to OS. lioht, D. & G. licht, OHG. lioht, Goth. liuha[thorn], Icel. lj[=o]s, L. lux light, lucere to shine, Gr. leyko s white, Skr. ruc to shine. [root]122. Cf. {Lucid}, {Lunar},… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • In the eye of the wind — Eye Eye ([imac]), n. [OE. eghe, eighe, eie, eye, AS. e[ a]ge; akin to OFries. [=a]ge, OS. [=o]ga, D. oog, Ohg. ouga, G. auge, Icel. auga, Sw. [ o]ga, Dan. [ o]ie, Goth. aug[=o]; cf. OSlav. oko, Lith. akis, L. okulus, Gr. o kkos, eye, o sse, the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • To find favor in the eyes of — Eye Eye ([imac]), n. [OE. eghe, eighe, eie, eye, AS. e[ a]ge; akin to OFries. [=a]ge, OS. [=o]ga, D. oog, Ohg. ouga, G. auge, Icel. auga, Sw. [ o]ga, Dan. [ o]ie, Goth. aug[=o]; cf. OSlav. oko, Lith. akis, L. okulus, Gr. o kkos, eye, o sse, the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • To walk in the light — Walk Walk (w[add]k), v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Walked}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Walking}.] [OE. walken, probably from AS. wealcan to roll, turn, revolve, akin to D. walken to felt hats, to work a hat, G. walken to full, OHG. walchan to beat, to full, Icel.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • List of heritage railways in the Republic of Ireland — There are a number of heritage railways in the Republic of Ireland, reflecting Ireland s long railway history. Some of the main sites include:* The Donegal Railway Heritage Centre in County Donegal, a county which once had not one, but two narrow …   Wikipedia

  • The Book of the Law — Infobox Book name = The Book of the Law, or Liber AL vel Legis title orig = translator = Aleister Crowley (Weiser 2004 Centennial Edition)] image caption = author = Aleister Crowley illustrator = cover artist = country = Egypt language = English… …   Wikipedia

  • in light of — also[in the light of] {adj. phr.} 1. As a result of new information; by means of new ideas. * /The teacher changed John s grade in the light of the extra work in the workbook./ 2. Because of. * /In light of the muddy field, the football team wore …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • in light of — also[in the light of] {adj. phr.} 1. As a result of new information; by means of new ideas. * /The teacher changed John s grade in the light of the extra work in the workbook./ 2. Because of. * /In light of the muddy field, the football team wore …   Dictionary of American idioms

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