Definition of Lighter. Meaning of Lighter. Synonyms of Lighter

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Definition of Lighter

Lighter
Lighter Light"er, v. t. To convey by a lighter, as to or from the shore; as, to lighter the cargo of a ship.
Lighter
Lighter Light"er (l[imac]t"[~e]r), n. One who, or that which, lights; as, a lighter of lamps.
Lighter
Lighter Light"er, n. [D. ligter, fr. ligt light. See Light not heavy.] (Naut.) A large boat or barge, mainly used in unloading or loading vessels which can not reach the wharves at the place of shipment or delivery. Lighter screw (Mach.), a screw for adjusting the distance between the stones in a grinding mill by raising or lowering the bridgetree.

Meaning of Lighter from wikipedia

- A lighter is a portable device which creates a controlled flame, and can be used to ignite a variety of flammable items, such as cigarettes, butane gas...
- A BIC lighter is a disposable lighter in production by Société Bic since 1973. According to the company, "BIC is the world's largest manufacturer of branded...
- Look up lighter in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. A lighter is a hand-held device for creating a flame. Lighter can also be: Lighter (barge), a type...
- Lightering (also called lighterage) is the process of transferring cargo between vessels of different sizes, usually between a barge (lighter) and a bulker...
- Look up lighter fluid in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. Lighter fluid or lighter fuel may refer to: Butane, a highly flammable, colourless, easily liquefied...
- Cigarette lighter may refer to: Cigarette lighter receptacle, an in-car electric socket Lighter, a portable device used to create a flame This disambiguation...
- A gas lighter is a device used to ignite a gas stove burner. It is used for gas stoves which do not have automatic ignition systems. It uses a physical...
- Ferrocerium has many commercial applications, such as the ignition source for lighters, strikers for gas welding and cutting torches, deoxidization in metallurgy...
- car cigarette lighter or auxiliary power outlet) in an automobile was initially designed to power an electrically heated cigarette lighter, but became a...
- The white lighter myth or white lighter curse is an urban legend based on the 27 Club in which it is claimed several musicians and artists died while...