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noun as in barge

Strongest match

Strong matches

noun as in raft

Strong matches

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Example Sentences

If you are a side sleeper, you might want to consider getting a lighter blanket, slightly under 10% of your body weight, because the weight of the blanket cannot be evenly spread.

You can also easily purchase additional lighter fuel when you need to refill.

The lighter the materials used, the less fatigue you will feel.

Mighty Building’s use of 3D printing, advanced manufacturing techniques, modern robotics and “new lighter and stronger materials” gives it an edge, he added.

They’re classified in part by the complexity of their carbon chains—the fewer carbon molecules linked together, the lighter the product.

New refinements in aluminum made structures both stronger and lighter.

Now on a lighter note, with Selma, you did get Oprah to throw a mean haymaker.

Meanwhile younger, lighter colors evoke citrus and tree fruits, candy sugars and vanilla toffee.

Chris Christie may be feeling a little bit lighter today, though it's unlikely he would ever admit it.

But they are being built with new, lighter materials and powered with far more efficient engines.

The seeds of some species are of a dark brown while others are of a lighter shade.

Going back, found that the lighter loads of wounded already taken off have by no means cleared the beach.

The organ touch could now be made as light as that of a pianoforte, much lighter than ever before.

She quite forgot her companion in these lighter reminiscences of a period that seemed far more than ten years agone.

It was upon a lighter note, not to end in anticlimax, that Mr. Jenyns concluded his able pamphlet.


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On this page you'll find 16 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to lighter, such as: raft, ark, dory, flatboat, scow, and canal boat.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.