night-light definition

  • noun:
    • a tiny, dim light left on all-night.
    • An artificial light designed to be kept burning up through the night.
    • Specifically— A short dense candle with a wick little compared and arranged so as to give a little flame for most hours.
    • A short wick attached to a float which rests on top of oil in a vessel.
    • A phosphorescent marine infusorian, Noctiluca miliaris.
    • light (as a candle or little light bulb) that burns off in a bedroom during the night (in terms of kiddies or invalids)

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