(LER, from “light-emitting diode”) A resistor in the final stages of burning up.
(Though intended as purely humorous, the term could sensibly describe the filament of a common incandescent electric light bulb).
See also SED.
[lahyt-n] /ˈlaɪt n/ verb (used without object) 1. to become lighter or less dark; brighten: The sky lightened after the storm. 2. to brighten or light up, as the eyes or features: Her face lightened when she heard the good news. 3. to flash as or like lightning (often used impersonally with it as subject): […]
[lahyt-n-ing] /ˈlaɪt n ɪŋ/ noun, Medicine/Medical. 1. the descent of the uterus into the pelvic cavity, occurring toward the end of pregnancy, changing the contour of the abdomen and facilitating breathing by lessening pressure under the diaphragm. [lahyt-n] /ˈlaɪt n/ verb (used without object) 1. to become lighter or less dark; brighten: The sky lightened […]
[lahy-ter-ij] /ˈlaɪ tər ɪdʒ/ noun 1. the use of in loading and unloading ships and in transporting goods for short distances. 2. a fee paid for service. /ˈlaɪtərɪdʒ/ noun 1. the conveyance or loading and unloading of cargo by means of a lighter 2. the charge for this service
noun 1. a combustible fluid used in cigarette, cigar, and pipe lighters.