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Dictionary entry overview: What does beacon light mean?
• BEACON LIGHT (noun)
The noun BEACON LIGHT has 1 sense:
1. a tower with a light that gives warning of shoals to passing ships
Familiarity information: BEACON LIGHT used as a noun is very rare.
Dictionary entry details
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A tower with a light that gives warning of shoals to passing ships
Nouns denoting man-made objects
Hypernyms ("beacon light" is a kind of...):
tower (a structure taller than its diameter; can stand alone or be attached to a larger building)
Tower of Pharos (a great lighthouse (500 feet high) built at Alexandria in 285 BC)
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