gas lighter


a device for igniting a jet of gas
a cigarette lighter using a gas as fuel

Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012

Examples from the Web for gas lighter

Historical Examples of gas lighter

  • As McTerza bit off the end of his cigar and reached for the gas-lighter he noticed that her face lighted wonderfully.

    Held for Orders

    Frank H. Spearman

  • This is what is called an electrical torch, in which I utilize this small spark as a gas-lighter (Fig. 16).

    The Story of a Tinder-box

    Charles Meymott Tidy