Associations to the word «Beacon»
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BEACON, noun. A signal fire to notify of the approach of an enemy, or to give any notice, commonly of warning.
BEACON, noun. (nautical) A signal or conspicuous mark erected on an eminence near the shore, or moored in shoal water, as a guide to mariners.
BEACON, noun. A high hill or other easily distinguishable object near the shore which can serve as guidance for seafarers.
BEACON, noun. That which gives notice of danger.
BEACON, verb. To act as a beacon.
BEACON, verb. To give light to, as a beacon; to light up; to illumine.
BEACON, verb. To furnish with a beacon or beacons.
BEACON SCHOOL, noun. (UK) (education) A primary school or secondary school designated as outstanding under a government scheme that ran from 1998 to 2005.
BEACON, noun. A fire (usually on a hill or tower) that can be seen from a distance.
BEACON, noun. A radio station that broadcasts a directional signal for navigational purposes.
BEACON, noun. A tower with a light that gives warning of shoals to passing ships.
BEACON, verb. Shine like a beacon.
BEACON, verb. Guide with a beacon.
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