A person employed to conduct others, as through a museum, and give information about points of interest encountered.
A structure built on top of a roof or dome with open or windowed walls to admit light and air.
A sign given by gesture, sound or call, flashing light, etc.
A tower marking some place that is dangerous or important to navigation: typically a very bright light is beamed from its top and often it is equipped with foghorns, sirens, etc., by which ships are guided or warned
Any of various devices that generate light and often heat, especially:
The pathway or route of such illumination to a person:
(Brit.) A flashlight
A projectile firework having a cylindrical shape and a fuse that is lit from the rear.
A device capable of imaging the surface and outer regions of the sun.
A stream of radio or radar signals sent continuously in one direction from a landing field, harbor, etc. as a guide for incoming aircraft or ships
The equipment used in such detection.
The equipment or physiology used in doing this.
A fixed radio transmitter that broadcasts distinctive signals as a navigational aid.
(Obs.) A funeral pyre
A metal container for burning oil, wood, etc., fastened as to a pole or wall and used as a torch or lantern
A written or printed symbol used for punctuation; a punctuation mark.
A posted notice bearing a designation, direction, or command:
A clear indication; obvious clue, symptom, etc.
A statement telling of or an indication providing evidence of impending danger, difficulty, or misfortune:
A high tower from which a sentinel watches for enemies, forest fires, etc.; lookout
a tower with a light that gives warning of shoals to passing ships
a fire (usually on a hill or tower) that can be seen from a distance
The area or seats immediately outside an arena or ring, as at a prizefight.
A bright, unsteady blaze of light lasting only a little while; outburst of flame
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