unlit


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unlit

(ʌnˈlɪt)
adj
1. not having lighting; unilluminated: avoid unlit streets after dark.
2. not having been ignited: tapping his unlit cigarette.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.unlit - not set afire or burningunlit - not set afire or burning; "the table was bare, the candles unlighted"; "held an unlit cigarette"
2.unlit - without illuminationunlit - without illumination; "came up the lightless stairs"; "the unilluminated side of Mars"; "through dark unlighted (or unlit) streets"
dark - devoid of or deficient in light or brightness; shadowed or black; "sitting in a dark corner"; "a dark day"; "dark shadows"; "dark as the inside of a black cat"
Translations

unlit

[ˈʌnˈlɪt] ADJ
1. (= not burning) [fire, cigarette, pipe] → sin encender, apagado
2. (= dark) [place] → no iluminado, oscuro

unlit

[ˌʌnˈlɪt] adj
[fire, cigarette] → non allumé(e)
[room, building, street] → non éclairé(e)

unlit

adj roadunbeleuchtet; lampnicht angezündet; fire, cigaretteunangezündet

unlit

[ʌnˈlɪt] adj (lamp) → spento/a; (room) → senza luce; (road) → non illuminato/a
References in classic literature ?
Cheyne moved nervously between his own extravagant gorgeousness and the naked necessity of the combination, an unlit cigar in his teeth, till the pitying crews forgot that he was their tribal enemy, and did their best to entertain him.
Freddy, to whom she had been singing, reclined on the floor with his head against her, and an unlit pipe between his lips.
I went after him into a low unlit passage, at the back of which a ladder-like staircase rose into obscurity.
Ahead of him, in the winter night, loomed a big unlit house.
Her brother-in-law, Colonel MacAndrew, stood in front of the fireplace, warming his back at an unlit fire.
After hot muffins, it says, "Be dull and soulless, like a beast of the field - a brainless animal, with listless eye, unlit by any ray of fancy, or of hope, or fear, or love, or life.
Each remembered thing in the room was disenchanted, was deadened as an unlit transparency, till her wandering gaze came to the group of miniatures, and there at last she saw something which had gathered new breath and meaning: it was the miniature of Mr.
Like many of the man-made caves of Pellucidar, this one consisted of three chambers, one behind another, and all unlit except for what sunlight filtered in through the external opening.
The air, unlit before, glows with the light of her golden crown, and her rays beam clear, whensoever bright Selene having bathed her lovely body in the waters of Ocean, and donned her far-gleaming, shining team, drives on her long-maned horses at full speed, at eventime in the mid-month: then her great orbit is full and then her beams shine brightest as she increases.
It was an amorous and not unpleasant little hole when the curtains were drawn, and the lights turned on, and the gas-stove unlit.
N Abbott, advertisement consent for building of |illuminated and unlit signs, Arnold Clark, 386 Leeds Road, Huddersfield.
Contract notice: Contract for the supply and hiring of unlit fiber connections (dark fiber).