The state of being light
Allusion to the lightness of the wood is made in Aristoph.
For lightness, for grace, for proportion, the effect is unrivalled.
Vases and drinking cups were produced of extreme lightness, in the walls of which were embedded patterns rivalling lace-work in fineness and intricacy.
Langley aimed at great lightness of construction, and in this he succeeded to a remarkable extent.
Sun and wind are freely admitted, and the whole effect is one of the most airy lightness and grace.