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Definition of Lightens

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 Lightens from wikipedia

- responsible for skin color. Hydroquinone does not bleach the skin but lightens it, and can only disrupt the synthesis and production of melanin hyperpigmentation...
- The Lockheed Martin F-35 Lightning II is a family of single-seat, single-engined, all-weather stealth multirole fighters. The fifth-generation combat aircraft...
- Lightening holes are holes in structural components of machines and buildings used by a variety of engineering disciplines to make structures lighter....
- have won a Heisman Trophy, while 18 schools have more than one trophy. Lighten up. (Heisman Trophy) Mark Purdy, The Sporting News, encyclopedia.com. December...
- tube; and therefore the sameness of the electrical matter with that of lightening completely demonstrated. Franklin's electrical experiments led to his...
- Play media Lightning is a sudden electrostatic discharge that occurs typically during a thunderstorm. This discharge occurs between electrically charged...
- reducing the size of their paper napkins and store garbage bags, and lightening their solid waste production by 816.5 t (1,800,000 lb). In 2008, Starbucks...
- Moore's lightning streaks are lightning type streaks (photopsia) (seen to the temporal side) due to sudden movement in the dark. They are generally caused...
- Johnson, Zach (September 12, 2013). "Lady Gaga Defends Miley Cyrus: 'Lighten Up and Leave Her Alone!'". E!. Retrieved June 21, 2014. "Ashley Tisdale...
- Anal bleaching is the process of lightening the color of the skin around the ****. It is done for cosmetic purposes, to make the color of the **** more...
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