Types of light

Flash: A sudden bright light that shines for a moment and then dissapears.

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Flicker:  A light that shines in an unsteady way.

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Sparkle: A series of flashes of light produced by light hitting a shiny surface.

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Beam: A line of light, electric waves or particle.

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Twinckle: A small light that keeps changing from bright to faint to bright again.

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Glow: A dull steay light, especially from a fire that has stopped producing flames.

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Aureole: A bright circle of light.

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Halo: A bright circle that is often shown above or around the heads of holy people in religious art.  A circle of light or something bright.

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Glint: A flash of light from a shiny surface.

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Gleam or glimmer: A light that is not very bright.

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Penumbra: An area of slight darkness.

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Prism : A transparent block of glass that breaks up white light into different colours.

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