gaslight

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noun gas·light \ˈgas-ˌlīt, -ˈlīt\

Definition of gaslight

  1. 1 :  light made by burning illuminating gas

  2. 2 a :  a gas flame b :  a gas lighting fixture

1808

First Known Use of gaslight

1808


GASLIGHT Defined for English Language Learners

gaslight

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noun gas·light \ˈgas-ˌlīt, -ˈlīt\

Definition of gaslight for English Language Learners

  • : light made by burning gas (sense 1b)

  • : a lamp that uses gas as fuel


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