Definition of Lighters

1. Noun. (plural of lighter) ¹



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Definition of Lighters

1. lighter [v] - See also: lighter

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Lighters

lightening
lightening up
lightenings
lightens
lightens up
lighter
lighter-than-air
lighter-than-air craft
lighter fluid
lighterage
lighterages
lightered
lightering
lighterman
lightermen
lighters (current term)
lightest
lighteth
lightface
lightfaced
lightfaces
lightfast
lightfastness
lightfastnesses
lightfield camera
lightfoot
lightfront
lightfronts
lightful
lightgun

Literary usage of Lighters

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1. The Law Journal Reports: New Series (1885)
"The polities included all risks of transhipment of raft, craft, and lighters in loading and unloading. The sngar was lost while on lighters. ..."

2. London by Charles Knight (1851)
"Forty years ago, not only coal-ships, but vessels of every other kind, discharged their cargoes into lighters while at anchor in the stream ; but such a ..."

3. Cassier's Magazine edited by [Anonymus AC02877163] (1898)
"On this occasion four lighters are used, two capable of sustaining, when submerged to load line, 300 tons each, and two 400 tons each. ..."

4. The Law Journal Reports: New Series (1883)
"Field, App. of lighters from. Crawshay & Co.'s wharf was part of the act of loading, and was also one of the customary modes of loading in the port. ..."

5. Proceedings of the American Gas Institute by American Gas Institute (1914)
"There are on the market I or 2 systems of lighters. If it turns out you believe you will save money by any change you might make you can depend on these ..."

6. A Practical and Elementary Abridgment of the Cases Argued and Determined in by Charles Petersdorff, Elisha Hammond (1831)
"The owners of some of the wharfs, not of the company, have also their own lighters, while the owners of otters are not possessed of lighters of their own, ..."

7. Public Improvements for the Metropolitan District: Report of the Commission by Metropolitan Improvements Commission, Massachusetts (1909)
"In this connection the commission recommends very strongly the more general introduction and use of lighters in the transfer of package freight from one ..."

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