Definition of Flashlight

1. Noun. A small portable battery-powered electric lamp.

Exact synonyms: Torch
Generic synonyms: Electric Lamp
Terms within: Flashlight Battery
Specialized synonyms: Penlight



Definition of Flashlight

1. Noun. (US Canada) A battery-powered hand-held lightsource. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Flashlight

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Flashlight

flashgun
flashguns
flashier
flashiest
flashily
flashiness
flashinesses
flashing
flashing collar
flashing pain syndrome
flashingly
flashings
flashlamp
flashlamps
flashless
flashlight (current term)
flashlight battery
flashlight fish
flashlights
flashmob
flashmobs
flashover
flashovers
flashpoint
flashpoints
flasht
flashtube
flashtubes
flashy
flask

Literary usage of Flashlight

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Elements of General Science: Laboratory Problems by Otis William Caldwell, William Lewis Eikenberry, Earl R. Glenn (1920)
"The electric flashlight has been called the modern candle. As a constant source of light it is rather expensive to operate. ..."

2. Library of Amateur Photography (1911)
"General flashlight Photography. 472. Indoor Work with Magnesium and flashlight ... Photography by flashlight is now within the reach of all without danger, ..."

3. Wilson's Photographic Magazine (1913)
"flashlight WINDOW PHOTOGRAPHY BY HAL G. HALL IT is never flattering to be assured that we don't know what we are talking about. When casually asked as to ..."

4. The American Annual of Photography (1912)
"All photographers will find LI'XO the ideal flashlight Powder because it is quick, ... After many tests of flashlight powders by Government officials, ..."

5. The American Amateur Photographer (1906)
"flashlight PORTRAITURE. It will be generally admitted that portraiture is the highest phase of pictorial photography, and that there is no real reason why ..."

6. Someone Comes to Town, Someone Leaves Town by Cory Doctorow (2006)
"... and set to work on it in the light of a flashlight. le sharpened a knife for Davey, there in his room in the cave, as the boys ran feral in the woods, ..."

7. Proceedings of the Natural Gas Association of America by Natural Gas Association of America, Meeting (1916)
"The accompanying sketch shows a combination stand and hanger arranged to hold a flashlight at any angle so that a workman can spot a light on the work and ..."

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