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lighter fluid

a combustible fluid used in cigarette, cigar, and pipe lighters.
Origin of lighter fluid
1950-55 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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Examples from the web for lighter fluid
  • With a coal grill, you will need lighter fluid, matches and newspaper to light the initial fire.
  • lighter fluid is a flammable liquid found in cigarette lighters and other types of lighters.
  • lighter fluid poisoning occurs when someone swallows this substance.
  • Unused charcoal doused in lighter fluid should not be disposed of in your household garbage.
  • Use an electric starter instead of charcoal lighter fluid if you barbeque outside.
  • If you must use charcoal lighter fluid, use it sparingly and cautiously.
  • They might spray lighter fluid on a smoldering barbecue fire and the resulting flames could catch their clothes on fire.
  • Never pour charcoal lighter fluid on a lit barbeque.
  • Always use barbecue lighter fluid and let it soak for five minutes before lighting.
  • Never use gasoline or lighter fluid to start a fire.

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