gas lighter


noun

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

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Example sentences from the Web for gas lighter

  • 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
  • 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