light produced by the combustion of illuminating gas.
a or for producing this kind of light.
verb (used with object), gaslighted or gaslit, gaslighting.
to cause (a person) to doubt his or her sanity through the use of psychological manipulation:
How do you know if your partner is gaslighting you?
a type of lamp in which the illumination is produced by an incandescent mantle heated by a jet of gas
the light produced by such a lamp
to manipulate someone into questioning their own sanity; to subtly drive someone crazy
slang; gaslighting, n
To deceive someone systematically: He set me up and has been gaslighting me
[1950s+; fr the 1944 movie Gaslight, in which a man attempts to drive his wife mad by causing her to mistrust her senses]
- Gas lighter
noun 1. a device for igniting a jet of gas 2. a cigarette lighter using a gas as fuel
noun, Chemistry. 1. .
- Gas-liquid chromatography
noun 1. another name for gas chromatography gas-liquid chromatography n. Abbr. GLC A form of gas chromatography in which the stationary phase is a liquid rather than a solid.
[gas-lit] /ˈgæsˌlɪt/ adjective 1. having illumination provided by burning : gaslit streets. 2. of or resembling a time, especially the 1890s, when gaslight was widely used: the gaslit era. [gas-lahyt] /ˈgæsˌlaɪt/ noun 1. light produced by the combustion of illuminating gas. 2. a or for producing this kind of light. adjective 3. (def 2). verb […]