What is alight?

  • (verb): To come to rest, settle.
    Synonyms: light, perch
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Some articles on alight:

The Entrancing Flame
... Heymer observes that it is very rare for people who find themselves alight to remain motionless, yet all alleged SHC victims seem to have gone to their ... Victims also show no sign of awareness while alight ... Victims do not cry out while alight ...
Harishchandragad - Ways To Reach
... One has to board the bus for Nagar from Kalyan alight at ‘Khubi Phata’. 3) From Ahmednagar District One has to board the bus for Nasik or Mumbai alight at Ghoti village ... another bus to Sangamner via Malegaon alight at Rajur village ...
Hail And Ride
... of public transport by signalling the driver or conductor that one wishes to board/alight, rather than the more conventional system of using a designated stop ... may not have regular bus stops, but it can be requested to board or alight the bus anywhere that it is safe to do so ... by holding out their arm at the stop, or indicates they wish to alight, for example by pressing a button to ring the 'stop' bell ...
History Of The Mass Rapid Transit (Singapore) - History of Station and Train Announcements - 20 June 2003 To Date (for North East Line and Downtown Line Only)
... Passengers may alight and change to the North South Line and Circle Line ... All passengers, please alight at the next station ... Passengers may alight and change to the Circle Line ...
Coronation Street Timeline - 2000s - 2004
... Battersby drops a lit cigarette in the Underworld storeroom, setting the place alight ... nearly killed in the Coronation Street shop alight, as her plan was to set the last shop on fire with them held hostage inside, so they would die ... She sets the car alight, tricking Tracy to think that Amy died in the fire ...

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    ... we are apt to think it the finest era of the world when America was beginning to be discovered, when a bold sailor, even if he were wrecked, might alight on a new kingdom ...
    George Eliot [Mary Ann (or Marian)