Relume Re*lume" (r?-l?m"), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Relumed} (-l?md"); p. pr. & vb. n. {Reluming}.] [OF. relumer (cf. F. rallumer), L. reluminare; pref. re- re- + luminare to light. Cf. {Reillume}.] To rekindle; to light again. [1913 Webster]

Relumed her ancient light, not kindled new. --Pope. [1913 Webster]

I know not where is that Promethean heat That can thy light relume. --Shak. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.


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  • relume — transitive verb (relumed; reluming) Etymology: irregular from Late Latin reluminare, from Latin re + luminare to light up more at illuminate Date: 1604 archaic to light or light up again ; rekindle …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • relume — /ri loohm /, v.t., relumed, reluming. to light or illuminate again; relumine. [1595 1605; RE + (IL)LUME; cf. F rallumer, LL reluminare. See RELUMINE] * * * …   Universalium

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  • relume — re•lume [[t]rɪˈlum[/t]] v. t. lumed, lum•ing to light or illuminate again • Etymology: 1595–1605; re + (il ) lume; LL relūmināre. See relumine …   From formal English to slang

  • relume — /rəˈlum/ (say ruh loohm) verb (t) (relumed, reluming) to light or illuminate again. {Late Latin relūmināre. See re , illumine} …   Australian English dictionary

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