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Another word for lighthouse

      1. A book giving instruction in the elements of some subject; handbook
      2. A person employed to conduct others, as through a museum, and give information about points of interest encountered.
      3. Something, such as a pamphlet, that offers basic information or instruction:
      1. A ship equipped with a very large lamp; it can be positioned to warn off other ships from dangerous locations, as a sort of portable lighthouse.
      2. A ship moored in a place dangerous or important to navigation and bearing a light or lights and foghorns, sirens, etc. by which ships are warned or guided
      3. A ship with a powerful light or warning signals that is anchored in dangerous waters to alert other vessels.
      1. Such a piece used as a horizontal support for a roof, ceiling, etc.
      2. The crossbar of a balance; also, occasionally, the balance itself
      3. (--- Sports) A balance beam.
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