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 for cigarette lighter
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Lighter \Light"er\ (l[imac]t"[~e]r), n.
     One who, or that which, lights; as, a lighter of lamps.
     [1913 Webster]
  
     cigarette lighter A small portable device which produces a
        flame when a button is pushed, carried on the person to
        allow one to light cigarettes conveniently, and taking the
        place of a match. It may have a reservoir of liquid fuel
        conveyed by a wick, or may contain compressed butane as
        the fuel.
        [PJC]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  cigarette lighter
      n 1: a lighter for cigars or cigarettes [syn: cigar lighter,
           cigarette lighter, pocket lighter]

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