Beacon synonyms

bē'kən
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A person employed to conduct others, as through a museum, and give information about points of interest encountered.
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A structure built on top of a roof or dome with open or windowed walls to admit light and air.
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A sign given by gesture, sound or call, flashing light, etc.
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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
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A small island off Alexandria where the Lighthouse of Alexandria was located
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Any of various devices that generate light and often heat, especially:
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The pathway or route of such illumination to a person:
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(Brit.) A flashlight
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A projectile firework having a cylindrical shape and a fuse that is lit from the rear.
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A device capable of imaging the surface and outer regions of the sun.
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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
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The equipment used in such detection.
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The equipment or physiology used in doing this.
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A fixed radio transmitter that broadcasts distinctive signals as a navigational aid.
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(Obs.) A funeral pyre
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A metal container for burning oil, wood, etc., fastened as to a pole or wall and used as a torch or lantern
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A written or printed symbol used for punctuation; a punctuation mark.
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Any elevated object on land which serves as a guide to mariners, such as a hill or steeple.
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A posted notice bearing a designation, direction, or command:
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A clear indication; obvious clue, symptom, etc.
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A statement telling of or an indication providing evidence of impending danger, difficulty, or misfortune:
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A high tower from which a sentinel watches for enemies, forest fires, etc.; lookout
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a tower with a light that gives warning of shoals to passing ships
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a fire (usually on a hill or tower) that can be seen from a distance
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The area or seats immediately outside an arena or ring, as at a prizefight.
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A bright, unsteady blaze of light lasting only a little while; outburst of flame
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