- gaslight ► NOUN ▪ light from lamps in which an incandescent mantle is heated by a jet of burning gas.DERIVATIVES gaslit adjective.
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gaslit — [gas′lit΄] adj. lighted or as if lighted by gaslight … English World dictionary
gaslit — /gas lit /, adj. 1. having illumination provided by burning gas: gaslit streets. 2. of or resembling a time, esp. the 1890s, when gaslight was widely used: the gaslit era. [1830 40; GAS + LIT] * * * … Universalium
gaslit — gas•lit [[t]ˈgæsˌlɪt[/t]] adj. 1) having illumination provided by burning gas: gaslit streets[/ex] 2) of or resembling a time, esp. the 1890s, when gaslight was widely used: the gaslit era[/ex] • Etymology: 1830–40 … From formal English to slang
gaslit — adjective Illuminated by burning gas. The gaslit streets of Victorian London felt much safer than the dark alleyways to either side … Wiktionary
gaslit — /ˈgæslɪt/ (say gaslit) adjective illuminated by gaslight … Australian English dictionary
gaslit — adjective Date: 1837 illuminated by gaslight … New Collegiate Dictionary
gaslit — Synonyms and related words: ablaze, aglow, alight, bathed with light, bespangled, brightened, candlelit, enlightened, firelit, illuminated, in a blaze, irradiate, irradiated, lamplit, lanternlit, lighted, lightened, lit, lit up, luminous, moonlit … Moby Thesaurus
gaslit — adj. lit up by gaslight; of or pertaining or similar to the period of time when gaslight was greatly in use … English contemporary dictionary
gaslit — ˈ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ adjective : illuminated by gaslight … Useful english dictionary
Gas lighting — For other uses, see Gaslight (disambiguation). Gas lighting is production of artificial light from combustion of a gaseous fuel, including hydrogen, methane, carbon monoxide, propane, butane, acetylene, ethylene, or natural gas. Before… … Wikipedia