Definitions

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective set afire or burning.
  • adjective Illuminated by artificial light.

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  • verb Simple past tense and past participle of light.
  • adjective Filled with light; illuminated.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective set afire or burning
  • adjective provided with artificial light

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Examples

  • One day while I lived on his place I went in company with another slave into the woods and caught a pig, which we knocked in the head with a large pine knot, which we called a lighted knot, but it so happened that the owner of the pig was in the woods, and hearing the pig squeel came to see what the matter was

    Allen Parker. Recollections of Slavery Times.

  • In the centre is an enormous circular counter … We ascend a broad staircase, which leads to ‘The Lounging Rooms’, and to the first of a series of circular galleries, lighted from the lantern of the dome, which also lights the ground floor.

    Big Box Bookstore of the 1790s

  • Women who lock the doors and make sure to walk in lighted areas with people still get raped.

    Think Progress » Bachmann: Bill Clinton Is Trying To ‘Celebrate’ The Oklahoma City Bombing And ‘Take [Me] Out’

  • In the centre is an enormous circular counter … We ascend a broad staircase, which leads to ‘The Lounging Rooms’, and to the first of a series of circular galleries, lighted from the lantern of the dome, which also lights the ground floor.

    2009 November 18 | NIGEL BEALE NOTA BENE BOOKS

  • Disaster movie the whole fact that after the first two scary movies the quility went way way way waaaaay down since then and still it gets green lighted is crazy i saw the trailer chuckled at the Zohan spoof and watned to cry because this will still make money and fill seats its horrible it crams to much in and its stupid.

    Sunday Discussion: An Overflow of Comic Book Movies?! « FirstShowing.net

  • Now these will be great if you have somewhere to project the image and they are bright enough to work in lighted areas.

    Thoughts: Projectors in your Phone by 2012?

  • Now these will be great if you have somewhere to project the image and they are bright enough to work in lighted areas.

    Archive 2008-02-01

  • The Toronto-Canadians were underground, in lighted food courts.

    Archive 2007-12-01

  • By the way, would you call the lighted Christmas tree that's just gone up next to the sculpture "art"?

    A Flock in the Wind

  • When the button next to that label lighted up, the phone was answered with special alacrity.

    No Uncertain Terms

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