- ☆ a portable electric light, usually operated by batteries
- a light that shines in flashes, used for signaling, as in lighthouses, airplane beacons, etc.
- a brief, dazzling light for taking photographs at night or indoors
See flashlight in American Heritage Dictionary 4
- A small portable lamp usually powered by batteries.
- A brief brilliant flood of light from a photographic lamp.
- A bright light, as of a signal lamp, that flashes at regular intervals.
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