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 generates a flame, and can be used to ignite a variety of items, such as cigarettes, gas stoves, fireworks, candles...
- name of a type of refillable butane lighter, designed by Enric Sardà and owned by Flamagas S.A. since 1959. The lighters are mostly produced in Barcelona...
- Lightering (also called lighterage) is the process of transferring cargo between vessels of different sizes, usually between a barge (lighter) and a bulker...
- A BIC lighter is a disposable lighter in production by Société Bic since 1973. The BIC lighter was first mentioned in a 1972 Time magazine article reporting...
- A lighter is a type of flat-bottomed barge used to transfer goods and p****engers to and from moored ships. Lighters were traditionally unpowered and were...
- Lighter fluid or lighter fuel may refer to: Butane, a highly flammable, colorless, easily liquefied gas used in gas-type lighters and butane torches Naphtha...
- Cigarette lighter: Cigarette lighter receptacle, in-car electric socket. Lighter, a portable device used to create a flame. This disambiguation page lists...
- 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...
- The white lighter curse or white lighter myth is an urban legend based on the 27 Club in which it is claimed several musicians and artists died while in...
- automobile outlet, vehicular outlet, cigarette lighter receptacle, cigar lighter receptacle, CLR, or cigar lighter socket) in an automobile was initially designed...