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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

A tower used to send out signals to guide ships and planes.

Usage examples (38)
  • The sailors could barely make out the lighthouse beacon through the heavy fog.
  • This is what we call our beacon of democracy in the region?
  • A large sound emitter beacon is mounted behind the backboard.
  • The beacon was a point of considerable interest to me. for more
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