lit up


Definition of lit up 

Examples of lit up in a Sentence

he finally wandered in at 3:00 a.m., obviously lit up

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Fireworks are not subject to the growing levels of tariffs that other products face, allowing the Fourth of July to light up more and more each year. Renae Reints, Fortune, "Americans Rely on China for Their July 4th Celebrations," 3 July 2018 When Lorenz launches into a Latin pattern on drums, Davis lights up immediately. Jim Higgins, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "First Stage actors, MYSO musicians learn from pros at Milwaukee Youth Arts Center," 9 May 2018 If the 2016 VW Golf SE senses a car in your blind spot, a yellow icon lights up in the side mirror. David Pogue, Scientific American, "Automobile Dashboard Technology Is Simply Awful," 1 Apr. 2018 Advertisements for Chinese companies light up the boards ringing the pitches, and more than 40,000 fans from China bought tickets to the World Cup, the most of any country outside of Europe and the Americas. Kevin Draper, New York Times, "The World Cup Final’s Unconventional Start Time," 13 July 2018 Twitter lit up Friday after word that U of L's Neeli Bendapudi had made the decision to drop the Papa John's name from Cardinal Stadium. Grace Schneider, The Courier-Journal, "Pizza Hut, Kroger, Republic Bank? Who wants Cardinal Stadium naming rights," 13 July 2018 If astronomers are right, a ghostly particle that lit up an instrumented swathe of ice beneath the South Pole on 22 September last year was a messenger from a distant galaxy. Daniel Clery, Science | AAAS, "Ghostly particle caught in polar ice ushers in new way to look at the universe," 12 July 2018 In May an essay put out on WeChat by a former tech journalist lit up social media. The Economist, "A Chinese music-video app is making WeChat sweat," 12 July 2018 The trippy circuit boards in Heiko Hellwig's Silicon Cities look like aerial views of futuristic urban clusters lit up at night. Laura Mallonee, WIRED, "Colorful Circuit Cities Built From Motherboards, Processors, and Microchips," 11 July 2018

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First Known Use of lit up

1907, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of lit up was in 1907

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