lite
adjective 1. light IV,9a 2. diminished or lacking in substance or seriousness <
lite news
>
; specifically being an innocuous or unthreatening version — often used postpositively <
it is film noir lite — James Greenberg
>

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Lite — [laɪt] also lite adjective used in the name of some food and drink products that have less fat or fewer calories than similar products: • a pot of Lite Yogurt * * * lite UK US /laɪt/ adjective ► used in advertising to describe food or drink that… …   Financial and business terms

  • Lite — may refer to:*Diet food or beverages. *A window in a panel door *Lite Brite, makin things with light *Nintendo DS Lite, a slimmer, brighter, and more lightweight redesign of the Nintendo DS *Lite version, a basic, no frills version of a product,… …   Wikipedia

  • -lite — V. lith(o) . lith(o) , lithe, lite, lithique éléments, du gr. lithos, pierre . ⇒ LIT(H)E, ( LITE, LITHE), élém. formant Élém. terminal tiré du gr. « pierre », entrant dans la constr. de subst …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Lite — bezeichnet eine andere Bezeichnung für Light, siehe Light Produkt Hauptlehensleute im Fränkischen Reich, siehe Leudes Low Impact To Environment, ein Zertifikat für Leder, siehe LITE Leder eine japanische Band, siehe Lite (Band) …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • LITE — est un groupe de math rock japonais formé en 2003. Le groupe est formé de Takeda Nobuyuki (武田信幸) et Kusumoto Kôsô (楠本構造) à la guitare, Izawa Jun (井澤惇) à la basse et Yamamoto Akinori (山本晃紀) à la batterie. Le groupe a participé au Fuji Rock… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • lite — (adj.) alternative spelling of LIGHT (Cf. light) (adj.1), by 1962. Used from at least 1917 in product names, often as a variation of LIGHT (Cf. light) (n.). The word Adjusto Lite for portable electric lamps was opposed by the user of a trade mark …   Etymology dictionary

  • -lite — ( l[imac]t) suff. See { lith}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Lite — (l[imac]t), a., adv., & n. Little. [Obs.] Chaucer. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • lite — [laıt] adj [usually before noun] [Date: 1900 2000; Origin: LIGHT2] especially AmE used in the names of some food or drink products to mean that they have fewer ↑calories or less fat than other similar products ▪ lite beer …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • -lite — comb. form meaning stone, from Fr. lite, variant of lithe, from Gk. lithos stone …   Etymology dictionary

  • Lite — Lite, so v.w. Hörige, s.u. Deutschland (Ant.) …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

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