Lighters are a device that generates a flame. And can be used to ignite a variety of items, such as cigarettes, gas stoves, fireworks, candles, or campfires.
It consists of a metal or plastic container fill with a flammable liquid or compressed gas. A means of ignition to produce the flame. And some provision for extinguishing the flame. Alternatively, a lighter can be powered by electricity. Using an electric arc or heating element to ignite the target.