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.

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