What does lighter mean?

Definitions for lighter
ˈlaɪ tərlighter

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word lighter.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. igniter, ignitor, lighter(noun)

    a substance used to ignite or kindle a fire

  2. lighter, light, igniter, ignitor(noun)

    a device for lighting or igniting fuel or charges or fires

    "do you have a light?"

  3. barge, flatboat, hoy, lighter(verb)

    a flatbottom boat for carrying heavy loads (especially on canals)

  4. lighter(verb)

    transport in a flatbottom boat

Webster Dictionary

  1. Lighter(noun)

    one who, or that which, lights; as, a lighter of lamps

  2. Lighter(noun)

    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

  3. Lighter(verb)

    to convey by a lighter, as to or from the shore; as, to lighter the cargo of a ship

  4. Origin: [D. ligter, fr. ligt light. See Light not heavy.]

Freebase

  1. Lighter

    A lighter is a portable device used to generate a flame. It consists of a metal or plastic container filled with a flammable fluid or pressurized liquid gas, a means of ignition, and some provision for extinguishing the flame.

Editors Contribution

  1. lighter

    A type of device and product created and designed in various colors, materials, mechanisms, shapes, sizes and styles used to generate a flame.

    My sister smokes tobacco so she always carries a lighter.

    Submitted by MC Harmonious on March 25, 2017  

How to pronounce lighter?

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How to say lighter in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of lighter in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of lighter in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of lighter in a Sentence

  1. Cato the Elder:

    Lighter is the wound foreseen.

  2. Horace:

    Patience makes lighter What sorrow may not heal.

  3. Giannis Antetokounmpo:

    It was really heavy, i thought it would be lighter.

  4. Sammy Mwangi:

    I feel lighter when I share it. I feel it's not my burden.

  5. Phillips Brooks:

    I do not pray for a lighter load, but for a stronger back.

Images & Illustrations of lighter

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