lighter definition

  • noun:
    • one which ignites or kindles.
    • A mechanical product for burning a cigarette, cigar, or pipe.
    • A large flatbottom barge, specially one accustomed provide or unload items to or from a cargo ship or transportation goods over short distances.
    • a tiny, reusable, portable device for creating fire, especially for burning cigarettes.
    • A flat-bottomed vessel for carrying heavy loads across short distances (especially for canals and for running or unloading larger ships).
    • a person who, or whatever, lights.
    • a sizable watercraft or barge, mainly utilized in unloading or loading vessels that may not reach the wharves on place of cargo or delivery.
    • one that or whatever lights or illuminates; specifically, a torch or a power device for lighting candles or gasjets. A straightforward kind of lighter is a strip of report rolled into a tapering pipe.
    • plural Blinkers for a horse.
    • A boat or vessel, generally an open flat-bottomed barge, but often decked, found in lightening or unloading and in loading ships, as well as receiving and transporting for quick distances passengers or products, or products of any kind, frequently in a harbor.
    • just like lafter.
    • a flatbottom watercraft for carrying heavy lots (especially on canals)
    • a substance used to ignite or kindle a fire
    • a computer device for lighting or igniting gasoline or costs or fires
  • verb-transitive:
    • to mention (cargo) in a lighter.
    • to share by a lighter, as to or through the shore.
  • adjective:
    • relative type of light: more light
    • relative type of light: even more light
  • verb:
    • To move cargo or fuel from a ship, lightening it to make its draft less or even to help you refloat.
    • transportation in a flatbottom watercraft
  • others:
    • to mention or transfer in or such as a lighter, as products or cargo.
    • To be used in the company of moving items through a lighter.

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