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[flash-lahyt] /ˈflæʃˌlaɪt/

Also called, especially British, torch. a small, portable electric lamp powered by dry batteries, LEDs, or a tiny generator.
a that , as a lighthouse beacon.
any source of artificial light as used in .
(mainly US & Canadian) a small portable electric lamp powered by one or more dry batteries Also called (in Britain and certain other countries) torch
(photog) the brief bright light emitted by an electronic flash unit Sometimes shortened to flash
(mainly US & Canadian) a light that flashes, used for signalling, in a lighthouse, etc

American English for what the British might call an electric torch; 1919, from flash + light (n.).


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