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Definition of Lighten

Lighten
Lighten Light"en, v. t. [See Light not heavy.] 1. To make lighter, or less heavy; to reduce in weight; to relieve of part of a load or burden; as, to lighten a ship by unloading; to lighten a load or burden. 2. To make less burdensome or afflictive; to alleviate; as, to lighten the cares of life or the burden of grief. 3. To cheer; to exhilarate. Lightens my humor with his merry jests. --Shak.
Lighten
Lighten Light"en, v. t. [See Light to illuminate.] 1. To make light or clear; to light; to illuminate; as, to lighten an apartment with lamps or gas; to lighten the streets. [In this sense less common than light.] A key of fire ran all along the shore, And lightened all the river with a blaze. --Dryden. 2. To illuminate with knowledge; to enlighten. [In this sense less common than enlighten.] Lighten my spirit with one clear heavenly ray. --Sir J. Davies. 3. To emit or disclose in, or as in, lightning; to flash out, like lightning. His eye . . . lightens forth Controlling majesty. --Shak. 4. To free from trouble and fill with joy. They looked unto him, and were lightened. --Ps. xxxiv. 5.

Meaning of Lighten from wikipedia

- also known as lightening, brightening, depigmentation, and bleaching is the use of substances, mixtures, or physical treatments to lighten skin color. Skin...
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- paint color by adding black paint—producing colors called shades—or to lighten a color by adding white—producing colors called tints. However, this is...
- Lightening holes are holes in structural components of machines and buildings used by a variety of engineering disciplines to make structures lighter....
- The Lockheed Martin F-35 Lightning II is a family of single-seat, single-engine, all-weather stealth multirole fighters. The fifth-generation combat aircraft...
- Play media Lightning is a violent and sudden electrostatic discharge where two electrically charged regions in the atmosphere temporarily equalize themselves...
- www.interfaithfamily.com. interfaith family. Retrieved March 12, 2016. Lightening, L.M. "Sylvester Stallone's Jewish Mom Forced Him To Become A Hairdresser"...
- skin sensitive to sunlight. The treatments for his condition further lightened his skin, and, with the application of pancake makeup to even out blotches...
- Times. p. B-1. Missing or empty |url= (help) "Vin Diesel And Brittany Snow Lighten Up In 'The Pacifier' - MTV Movie News". www.mtv.com. Retrieved 2011-03-10...
- September 21, 2014. Wine, Steven (September 27, 2007). "Comedian Bill Murray lightens Cubs' mood – at least briefly". Yahoo! Sports. Retrieved September 28,...
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