Relight

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • v. t Relight To light or kindle anew.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
  • Interesting fact: The wick of a trick candle has small amounts of magnesium in them. When you light the candle, you are also lighting the magnesium. When someone tries to blow out the flame, the magnesium inside the wick continues to burn and, in just a split second (or two or three), relights the wick.
    • relight To light anew; illuminate again.
    • relight To rekindle; set on fire again.
    • relight To burn again; rekindle; take fire again.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • v.t., v.i Relight rē-līt′ to light or take light anew.
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Usage

In literature:

He looked at his pipe, but he did not relight it.
"The Master Mummer" by E. Phillips Oppenheim
Appetite came back; the colour sprang again to her cheek; hope, meek and sober as it was, relighted her eye.
"The Wide, Wide World" by Susan Warner
That was the lantern, smashed probably, by the man in black, so that no one could relight it.
"The Saracen: Land of the Infidel" by Robert Shea
After that he relighted his pipe.
"The Roof Tree" by Charles Neville Buck
Buhaism is the old torch, relighted after many centuries, by Allah.
"The Book of Khalid" by Ameen Rihani
He would not get up to relight it.
"Murder Point" by Coningsby Dawson
His cigar had gone out, and he relighted it.
"The Valley of Silent Men" by James Oliver Curwood
His pipe had gone out again, and he paused to relight it.
"The Night Riders" by Ridgwell Cullum
When the lamp was relighted the Morgans ran into the dining-room.
"Nan of Music Mountain" by Frank H. Spearman
Conrad then relighted the torch and climbed up far enough to thrust it in the bear's face.
"Rodney, the Ranger" by John V. Lane
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In poetry:

As the first spring day, or the last summer day,
As the sunset flush that leaves heaven grey,
As a flame burnt out for lack of oil,
Which no pains relight or ever may.
"Last Night" by Christina Georgina Rossetti
O good it is to see old love relighted in your eyes,
As we meet down by the river beneath October skies!
O good it is to touch your hand and know that you forget
The grave-dust that has clogged my feet, Margaret!
"The Dead Lovers" by Nora Jane Hopper Chesson

In news:

Customers Whose Service Has Not Been Restored Urged to Call Utility to Schedule Meter Activation and Relighting of Gas Appliances.
Though this dark cigar needs a few relights, there are plenty of toasty, savory notes and a berry sweetness overlaid on a spicy foundation.
John Zink Co has introduced its WindPROOF InstaFire, a flare ignition system engineered with a rapid response capability and three levels of detection and relighting redundancies to ensure uninterrupted performance.
Rainier Beer – Recollect, Relight & Other Alliterations.
Rainier Beer – Recollect , Relight & Other Alliterations.
Friday night, lighting from an Iowa company will relight the Statue of Liberty in New York City.
The Lithonia Lighting RTLED RELIGHT kit is designed for retrofit applications.
Atlanta-based Acuity Brands expanded its LED indoor ambient lighting portfolio with the launch of the Lithonia Lighting RTLED Relight assembly kit.
Vols need to relight spark.
In this Jan 24, 1972, file photo, a teenager relights the remainder of a marijuana joint.
Sparks, Ejogo relight '70s cult classic.
Being smart comes easy for Dylan Curtin, but it took a challenge from a friend to relight his academic fire and become Meadowview Christian School's valedictorian .
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