adjective Date: 1884 lightproof

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  • lighttight — ˈ ̷ ̷| ̷ ̷ adjective : lightproof * * * /luyt tuyt /, adj. Chiefly Brit. lightproof. [1880 85; LIGHT1 + TIGHT, on the model of WATERTIGHT, AIRTIGHT, etc.] …   Useful english dictionary

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  • airtight — Synonyms and related words: ballproof, bombproof, bulletproof, burglarproof, close, compact, corrosionproof, dampproof, dustproof, dusttight, fast, fire resisting, fireproof, firm, flameproof, foolproof, gasproof, gastight, hermetic, hermetically …   Moby Thesaurus

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  • compact — Synonyms and related words: Spartan, abbreviate, abbreviated, abridged, agree, agree to, agreement, airtight, ammunition box, aphoristic, aposiopestic, ark, attache case, baby, baby sized, bandolier, bantam, banty, bargain, bargain for, base,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • fast — Synonyms and related words: Barmecidal feast, Encratism, Friday, Lenten diet, Lenten entertainment, Lenten fare, Pythagoreanism, Pythagorism, Rechabitism, Sabbath, Shakerism, Spartan fare, Stoicism, Sunday, abandoned, abstain, abstainment,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • firm — Synonyms and related words: Aktiengesellschaft, CIA, Central Intelligence Agency, Christian, abiding, accepted, adamant, adamantine, agency, airtight, aktiebolag, anchored, anneal, approved, at a standstill, atelier, authentic, authoritative,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • hermetic — Synonyms and related words: abstruse, airtight, arcane, ballproof, bombproof, bulletproof, burglarproof, cabalistic, censored, classified, cloistered, close, closed, compact, concealed, corrosionproof, cryptic, dampproof, dark, deep, dustproof,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • lightproof — Synonyms and related words: airtight, close, compact, dustproof, dusttight, fast, firm, gasproof, gastight, hermetic, hermetically sealed, lighttight, oilproof, oiltight, rainproof, raintight, sealed, shut fast, smokeproof, smoketight, snug,… …   Moby Thesaurus

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