Definitions for: Lighter

[n] a flatbottom boat for carrying heavy loads (especially on canals)
[n] a device for lighting or igniting fuel or charges or fires; "do you have a light?"
[n] a substance used to ignite or kindle a fire
[v] transport by lighter

Webster (1913) Definition: Light"er (l[imac]t"[~e]r), n.
One who, or that which, lights; as, a lighter of lamps.

Light"er, n. [D. ligter, fr. ligt light. See Light
not heavy.] (Naut.)
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.

Lighter screw (Mach.), a screw for adjusting the distance
between the stones in a grinding mill by raising or
lowering the bridgetree.

Light"er, v. t.
To convey by a lighter, as to or from the shore; as, to
lighter the cargo of a ship.

Synonyms: barge, flatboat, hoy, igniter, igniter, ignitor, ignitor, light

See Also: boat, cigar lighter, cigarette lighter, combustible, combustible material, device, dredger, firelighter, friction match, fuel, fuse, fusee, fuze, fuzee, houseboat, kindling, lucifer, match, Norfolk wherry, pocket lighter, pontoon, primer, priming, punk, scow, spunk, tinder, touchwood, transport, wherry

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