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 used to create a flame, and to ignite a variety of combustible materials, such as cigars, gas stoves, fireworks, candles...
- 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...
- 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...
- Lightering (also called lighterage) is the process of transferring cargo between vessels of different sizes, usually between a barge and a bulker or oil...
- Cigarette lighter: Cigarette lighter receptacle, in-car electric socket. Lighter, a portable device used to create a flame....
- A gas lighter is a device used to ignite the gas stove. It is used in gas stoves which do not have automatic ignition systems. It uses a physical phenomenon...
- called ferro rods, flint-spark-lighters and wrongly "flint-and-steel" as this is the name of a different type of lighter using a section of high carbon...
- 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...
- A Lighter Shade of Brown (LSOB) was a Mexican American hip hop duo from Riverside, California best known for their 1990 hit single "On a Sunday Afternoon"...
- A lighter is a hand-held device for creating a flame. Lighter can also be: Lighter (barge), a type of flat-bottomed barge used to transfer goods to and...
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