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 Dictionary entry overview: What does beacon light mean? 

  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

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Nouns denoting man-made objects


beacon light; lighthouse; pharos; beacon

Hypernyms ("beacon light" is a kind of...):

tower (a structure taller than its diameter; can stand alone or be attached to a larger building)

Instance hyponyms:

Tower of Pharos (a great lighthouse (500 feet high) built at Alexandria in 285 BC)

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