III. ORGANIC MATTER
2. Sensation; special sensation; light; ight in general
[Source of light, self-luminous body] Luminary.
spark, scintilla; phosphorescence.
sun, orb of day, Phoebus, Apollo, Aurora; star, orb; meteor, falling star, shooting star; blazing star, dog star, Sirius; canicula, Aldebaran; constellation, galaxy; northern light, aurora borealis; southern lights, auroroa australis; zodiacal light; anthelion; day star, morning star; Lucifer; mock sun, parhelion; phosphor, phosphorus; sundog; Venus; polar lights.
lightning; chain lightning, fork lightning, sheet lightning, summer lightning; phosphorus; ignis fatuus; Jack o'lantern, Friar's lantern; will-o'-the-wisp, firedrake, Fata Morgana.
[Artificial light] gas; gas light, lime light, electric light, neon light; lamp; lantern, lanthorn; dark lantern, bull's-eye; candle, bougie, taper, rushlight; oil (grease) [more]; wick, burner; Argand, moderator, duplex; torch, flambeau, link, brand; gaselier, chandelier, electrolier, candelabrum, girandole, sconce, luster, candlestick.
firework, fireworks, fizgig; pyrotechnics; rocket, lighthouse (signal) [more].
[Verbs] illuminate (light) [more].
[Adjectives] self-luminous; phosphoric, phosphorescent; radiant (light) [more].
[Phrases] "blossomed the lovely stars, the forget-me-nots of the angels" [Longfellow]; "the sentinel stars set their watch in the sky" [Campbell]; "the planets in their station list'ning stood" [Paradise Lost]; "the Scriptures of the skies" [Bailey]; "that orbed continent, the fire that severs day from night" [Twelfth Night].