beacon light

beacon light
tower that has a light that warns of shoals to passing vessels

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

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  • Beacon — Bea con, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Beaconed} (b[=e] k nd); p. pr. & vb. n. {Beaconing}.] 1. To give light to, as a beacon; to light up; to illumine. [1913 Webster] That beacons the darkness of heaven. Campbell. [1913 Webster] 2. To furnish with a… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • beacon — [bē′kən] n. [ME beken < OE beacen, becen < Gmc * baukna, prob. < IE * bhāu , var. of base * bhā , to gleam, shine > Gr phainein, to show, appear] 1. a signal fire, esp. one on a hill, pole, etc. 2. any light or radio signal for… …   English World dictionary

  • light — light1 [līt] n. [ME liht < OE lēoht, akin to Ger licht < IE base * leuk , to shine, bright > Gr leukos, white, L lux & lumen, light, lucere, to shine, luna, moon, Welsh llug, gleam] 1. a) the form of electromagnetic radiation that acts… …   English World dictionary

  • light — [adj1] illuminated ablaze, aglow, bright, brilliant, burnished, clear, cloudless, flashing, fluorescent, glossy, glowing, lambent, lucent, luminous, lustrous, phosphorescent, polished, radiant, refulgent, resplendent, rich, scintillant, shining,… …   New thesaurus

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