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Definition 1: lighter consisting of a thin piece of wood or cardboard tipped with combustible chemical; ignites with friction - [noun denoting artifact]

Samples where lucifer or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • he always carries matches to light his pipe
  • as long you've a lucifer to light your fag

Synonyms for lucifer in the sense of this definition

(lucifer is a kind of ...) a device for lighting or igniting fuel or charges or fires

"do you have a light?"

(... is a kind of lucifer ) a friction match with a large head that will stay alight in the wind

(... is a kind of lucifer ) a wooden friction match that will light on any granular surface; useful to light wood or gas stoves

(... is a kind of lucifer ) a paper match that strikes only on a specially prepared surface

(... is a kind of lucifer ) match or fuse made to burn slowly and evenly

(lucifer is a part of ...) a short thin stick of wood used in making matches

Definition 2: a planet (usually Venus) seen just before sunrise in the eastern sky - [noun denoting object]

Synonyms for lucifer in the sense of this definition

(lucifer is a kind of ...) (astronomy) any of the nine large celestial bodies in the solar system that revolve around the sun and shine by reflected light; Mercury, Venus, Earth, Mars, Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, Neptune, and Pluto in order of their proximity to the sun; viewed from the constellation Hercules, all the planets rotate around the sun in a counterclockwise direction

Definition 3: (Judeo-Christian and Islamic religions) chief spirit of evil and adversary of God; tempter of mankind; master of Hell - [noun denoting person]

Synonyms for lucifer in the sense of this definition

(lucifer is an instance of ...) an incorporeal being believed to have powers to affect the course of human events

(lucifer belongs to category ...) a strong belief in a supernatural power or powers that control human destiny

"he lost his faith but not his morality"

(lucifer belongs to category ...) the monotheistic religious system of Muslims founded in Arabia in the 7th century and based on the teachings of Muhammad as laid down in the Koran

"Islam is a complete way of life, not a Sunday religion" "the term Muhammadanism is offensive to Muslims who believe that Allah, not Muhammad, founded their religion"

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