Associations to the word «Lighter»

Pictures for the word «Lighter»


LIGHTER, adjective. Comparative form of light: more light
LIGHTER, noun. One who, or that which, lights.
LIGHTER, noun. A small, reusable handheld device for creating fire, especially for lighting cigarettes.
LIGHTER, noun. A flat-bottomed boat for carrying heavy loads across short distances (especially for canals or for loading or unloading larger boats).
LIGHTER, verb. To transfer cargo or fuel from a ship, lightening it to make its draft less or to make it easier to refloat.
LIGHTER, adjective. Comparative form of light: more light
LIGHTER FLUID, noun. Fuel in fluid form used in a cigarette lighter
LIGHTER SCREW, noun. (engineering) A screw for adjusting the distance between the stones in a grinding mill by raising or lowering the bridgetree.
LIGHTER SCREWS, noun. Plural of lighter screw

Dictionary definition

LIGHTER, noun. A substance used to ignite or kindle a fire.
LIGHTER, noun. A device for lighting or igniting fuel or charges or fires; "do you have a light?".
LIGHTER, noun. A flatbottom boat for carrying heavy loads (especially on canals).
LIGHTER, verb. Transport in a flatbottom boat.

Wise words

It is better wither to be silent, or to say things of more value than silence. Sooner throw a pearl at hazard than an idle or useless word; and do not say a little in many words, but a great deal in a few.