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lite

 (līt)
adj. Slang
1.
a. Having fewer calories or less of an ingredient than a food or beverage of the same kind: lite beer; lite salt.
b. Having less weight than others of the same kind: lite trucks.
c. Less serious, severe, difficult, or extensive than others of the same kind: "lite music, shimmering on the surface and squishy soft at the core" (Mother Jones).
2. Used after a common noun or especially a proper noun to indicate that something, such as a work or action, is less serious, severe, difficult, or extensive than what is considered typical of the specified noun: "Compared with 'Gravity's Rainbow' or 'V.' ... this novel is Pynchon Lite" (Michiko Kakutani).

[Alteration of light.]

lite

(laɪt)
adj
1. (Cookery) (of food and drink) containing few calories or little alcohol or fat
2. denoting a more restrained or less extreme version of a person or thing: reggae lite.
[C20: variant spelling of light2]

lite

(laɪt)

adj.
an informal, simplified spelling of light 2 , used esp. in labeling, naming, or advertising commercial products.
lite′ness, n.

-lite

or -lyte

a combining form used in the names of minerals or fossils: aerolite; rhyolite. Compare -lith.
[< French, simplified form of -lithe < Greek líthos stone; similarly German -lit, earlier -lith]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.lite - having relatively few calories; "diet cola"; "light (or lite) beer"; "lite (or light) mayonnaise"; "a low-cal diet"
fat-free, fatless, nonfat - without fat or fat solids; "nonfat or fat-free milk"
Translations
light

lite

[laɪt] ADJ
1. (Culin) (= low-fat) → bajo en calorías, light inv
2. (fig) (= mild) → descafeinado, light inv

lite

adj (inf: Cook, fig) → Light-, light pred; lite beerLight-Bier nt
References in classic literature ?
"You no lememba tallee Lajah stand up wavee lite clothee in plilate boat, ah?" he urged.
Do 'way, Tarley, I don't lite you," cried little Blue-bonnet, casting down her ermine muff and sobbing in a microscopic handkerchief, the thread-lace edging on which could n't mitigate her woe, as it might have done that of an older sufferer.
While the (http://www.ibtimes.com/nintendo-switch-lite-how-preorder-2809805) Switch Lite is named after the currently existing Switch console, it has a look and feel reminiscent of the 2DS handheld, (http://www.gamespot.com/articles/should-you-buy-the-switch-lite-the-pros-and-cons-o/1100-6469410/) GameSpot noted.
Lite Access uses words such as 'may', 'would', 'could', 'will', 'likely', 'expect', 'believe', 'intend' and similar expressions to identify forward-looking statements.
Dubbed the 'Lite Pass', it works in a manner similar to royale passes on the full version of the game.
The HUAWEI P30 Lite 48MP edition features a GPU Turbo 2.0, which enhances graphics for a more immersive gaming experience truly bringing the game to life.
Thief River Falls, MN, USA -- Digi-Key Electronics, a global electronic components distributor, was honored with the Tripp Lite 2018 Highest Growth Award - Platinum Datacom at the supplier's Strategic Alliance Conference in Chicago.
With an upgraded camera, the Huawei P30 Lite 48MP is equipped with three rear cameras with support for ultra-wide angle photography and artificial intelligence (AI) features and is available for RO109.900.
Spotify Lite is a small, fast and simplified version of our unparalleled music experience that works much like the main Spotify app - search and play your favorite songs and artists, save them, share them with others, discover new music, and enjoy playlists made just for you - but with a few extra features making it ideal for older devices and operating systems.
Giving the popular Switch a nostalgic turn, the Nintendo Switch Lite is designed for gamers on-the-go.
Spotify on Wednesday said Spotify Lite is a "small, fast, and simplified version" of the main app.
Lite can be downloaded separately, both for Free and Spotify Premium users, and used either alongside or independently from the main Spotify app on all Android phones running version 4.3 or higher.