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lighters, plural;
  1. Transport (goods) in a lighter
    • - they lightered their cargo ashore
  1. A flat-bottomed barge or other unpowered boat used to transfer cargo to and from ships in harbor

  1. igniter: a substance used to ignite or kindle a fire
  2. transport in a flatbottom boat
  3. a device for lighting or igniting fuel or charges or fires; "do you have a light?"
  4. barge: a flatbottom boat for carrying heavy loads (especially on canals)
  5. (lightness) elation: a feeling of joy and pride
  6. (lightness) the property of being comparatively small in weight; "the lightness of balsa wood"
  7. A lighter is a portable device used to generate a flame. It consists of a metal or plastic container filled with a flammable fluid or pressurized liquid gas, a means of ignition, and some provision for extinguishing the flame.
  8. A lighter is a type of flat-bottomed barge used to transfer goods to and from moored ships. Lighters were traditionally unpowered and were moved and steered using long oars called "sweeps," with their motive power provided by water currents. ...
  9. This is a list of characters that appeared in Mother 3. These characters were created by Shigesato Itoi, creator of the EarthBound series, who acted as the game's scenario writer. He first created the characters in EarthBound 64, the cancelled Nintendo 64 version of Mother 3. ...
  10. Lightering (also called lighterage) is the process of transferring cargo between vessels of different sizes, usually between a barge and a bulker or oil tanker. ...
  11. Lightness is a philosophical concept most closely associated with continental philosophy and existentialism, which is used in ontology. The term "lightness" varies in usage but is differentiated from physical weight, such as "the lightness of balsa wood". ...
  12. A small, reusable, handheld device for creating fire, especially for lighting cigarettes; To transfer cargo or fuel from a ship, lightening it to make its draft less or to make it easier to refloat; comparative form of light: more light
  13. (lightness) the condition of being illuminated; the relative whiteness or transparency of a colour; The product of being illuminated
  14. (Lightering) A ship-to-ship cargo transfer operation to enable a vessel to enter a draft-restricted port.
  15. (Lightering) The offshore, ship-to-ship transfer of crude oil and petroleum products from larger vessels such as VLCCs or Suezmaxes to smaller vessels known as service vessels, which are capable of entering shallow-draft ports. ...
  16. (Lightering) This term refers to the loading/unloading of cargo in a harbour rather than at a dock or wharf. Cargo tonnage is included with port totals.
  17. (Lightering) operation which involves emptying part of the cargo of a vessel into another vessel.
  18. (LIGHTERS) commerce. Small vessels employed in loading and unloading larger vessels.
  19. (Lightest) Compares RGB pixel colors in the foreground and background and uses the lightest pixel color.
  20. (Lightness) the attribute of visual perception in accordance with which an area appears to emit or reflect more or less light. Also refers to the perception by which white objects are distinguished from gray objects and light-from dark-colored objects. ...
  21. (light·ness) 1: achromatic dimension necessary to describe the three-dimensional nature of color, the others being hue and saturation. The lightness dimension may also be called brightness. ...
  22. (Lightness) Describes a range of grayness between black and white.
  23. (LIGHTNESS) Colour variable denoted by purity or departure from greyness. Also Value.
  24. (Lightness) A desirable quality that reflects self-carriage and the horse’s self-maintenance of rhythm, straightness and outline. Lightness involves the bringing into action by the rider and the use by the horse of only those muscles necessary for the intended movement. ...
  25. (Lightness) Perceived weight—heft and accompanying inertia. Does the ski ski light or heavy? This does not necessarily relate to actual physical weight.