alighting

, sb. RG. 430

Oldest English Words. 2014.

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  • Alighting — Alight A*light , v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Alighted}sometimes {Alit}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Alighting}.] [OE. alihten, fr. AS. [=a]l[=i]htan; pref. [=a] (cf. Goth. us , G. er , orig. meaning out) + l[=i]htan, to alight, orig. to render light, to remove a… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • alighting — n. landing (as of a bird or aircraft); dismounting, getting down (from a horse); disembarkation (from a boat); settling, landing on a·light || É™ laɪt v. get off (bus, horse, etc.); land; encounter, come upon by chance adj. lit up, illuminated; …   English contemporary dictionary

  • alighting — The act of a passenger in leaving the conveyance of the carrier. 14 Am J2d Car § 982 …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • alighting — …   Useful english dictionary

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  • alighting gear — machinery used to land an aircraft …   English contemporary dictionary

  • alighting from — A familiar clause in accident insurance policies extending coverage to injuries sustained in accidents occuring in and around motor vehicles. 29A Am J Rev ed Ins § 1247 …   Ballentine's law dictionary

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