Meaning of LIGHTER in English
noun one who, or that which, lights; as, a lighter of lamps.
2. lighter ·vt to convey by a lighter, as to or from the shore; as, to lighter the cargo of a ship.
3. lighter ·noun 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.
Webster English vocab. Английский словарь Webster. 2012