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Verb: alight (alighted, also alit)  u'lIt
  1. To come to rest, settle
    - light, perch
     
  2. Come down
    "the birds alighted";
    - climb down
Adjective: alight  u'lIt
  1. Lighted up by or as by fire or flame
    "forests set alight by lightning"; "candles alight on the tables";
    - ablaze, afire, aflame, aflare, on fire, burning, in flames

Derived forms: alighting, alighted, alights, alit

See also: lighted, lit

Type of: come down, descend, fall, go down, land, set down

Encyclopedia: Alight