English version

lighter in Water topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishlighterlight‧er /ˈlaɪtə $ -ər/ noun [countable]  1 lighter.jpg DFTa small object that produces a flame for lighting cigarettes etc2 TTWa large open low boat used for loading and unloading ships
Examples from the Corpus
lighterA lighter is a rare commodity here.She heard the hiss of a cigarette lighter, and opened her eyes.There were two auxiliary power sockets next to the cigarette lighter.The girl sits there muttering and shivering, with her last cigarette and an electric lighter.I mean, an enamel lighter?I snapped my lighter and the evening breeze promptly blew it out.Fighters need lots of things but not big muscles - one look at any of the lighter boxing greats tells us that.If I had to do it again, I would travel lighter than I have.