litest

lite

[lahyt]
adjective
1.
an informal, simplified spelling of light2 ( defs 12, 13 ), used especially in labeling or advertising commercial products: lite beer.
noun
2.
light2 ( def 36 ).

liteness, noun

lite, light.
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lite (laɪt)
 
adj
1.  (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]

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-lite
comb. form meaning "stone," from Fr. -lite, variant of -lithe, from Gk. lithos "stone."
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