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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 alight /əˈlaɪt/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 A·light v. i. [imp. & p. p. Alighted sometimes Alit p. pr. & vb. n. Alighting.]
 1. To spring down, get down, or descend, as from on horseback or from a carriage; to dismount.
 2. To descend and settle, lodge, rest, or stop; as, a flying bird alights on a tree; snow alights on a roof.
 3. To come or chance (upon). [R.]

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 A·light, a.  Lighted; lighted up; in a flame. “The lamps were alight.”

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj : lighted up by or as by fire or flame; "forests set ablaze
            (or afire) by lightning"; "even the car's tires were
            aflame"; "a night aflare with fireworks"; "candles
            alight on the tables"; "blazing logs in the fireplace";
            "a burning cigarette"; "a flaming crackling fire";
            "houses on fire" [syn: ablaze(p), afire(p), aflame(p),
             aflare(p), alight(p), blazing, burning, flaming,
             on fire(p)]
      v 1: to come to rest, settle; "Misfortune lighted upon him" [syn:
            light, perch]
      2: come down; "the birds alighted" [syn: climb down]