gaslit
adjective Date: 1837 illuminated by gaslight

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  • gaslit — [gas′lit΄] adj. lighted or as if lighted by gaslight …   English World dictionary

  • gaslit — /gas lit /, adj. 1. having illumination provided by burning gas: gaslit streets. 2. of or resembling a time, esp. the 1890s, when gaslight was widely used: the gaslit era. [1830 40; GAS + LIT] * * * …   Universalium

  • gaslit — gas•lit [[t]ˈgæsˌlɪt[/t]] adj. 1) having illumination provided by burning gas: gaslit streets[/ex] 2) of or resembling a time, esp. the 1890s, when gaslight was widely used: the gaslit era[/ex] • Etymology: 1830–40 …   From formal English to slang

  • gaslit — adjective Illuminated by burning gas. The gaslit streets of Victorian London felt much safer than the dark alleyways to either side …   Wiktionary

  • gaslit — /ˈgæslɪt/ (say gaslit) adjective illuminated by gaslight …   Australian English dictionary

  • gaslit — gaslight ► NOUN ▪ light from lamps in which an incandescent mantle is heated by a jet of burning gas. DERIVATIVES gaslit adjective …   English terms dictionary

  • gaslit — Synonyms and related words: ablaze, aglow, alight, bathed with light, bespangled, brightened, candlelit, enlightened, firelit, illuminated, in a blaze, irradiate, irradiated, lamplit, lanternlit, lighted, lightened, lit, lit up, luminous, moonlit …   Moby Thesaurus

  • gaslit — adj. lit up by gaslight; of or pertaining or similar to the period of time when gaslight was greatly in use …   English contemporary dictionary

  • gaslit — ˈ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ adjective : illuminated by gaslight …   Useful english dictionary

  • Gas lighting — For other uses, see Gaslight (disambiguation). Gas lighting is production of artificial light from combustion of a gaseous fuel, including hydrogen, methane, carbon monoxide, propane, butane, acetylene, ethylene, or natural gas. Before… …   Wikipedia

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