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flash·light

 (flăsh′līt′)
n.
1. A small portable lamp usually powered by batteries.
2. A brief brilliant flood of light from a photographic lamp.
3. A bright light, as of a signal lamp, that flashes at regular intervals.

flashlight

(ˈflæʃˌlaɪt)
n
1. (Electronics) chiefly US and Canadian a small portable electric lamp powered by one or more dry batteries. Also called (in Britain and certain other countries): torch
2. (Photography) photog the brief bright light emitted by an electronic flash unit. Sometimes shortened to: flash
3. (Electronics) chiefly US and Canadian a light that flashes, used for signalling, in a lighthouse, etc

flash•light

(ˈflæʃˌlaɪt)

n.
1. Also called, esp. Brit., torch. a small portable electric lamp powered by dry batteries or a tiny generator.
2. a light that flashes, as a lighthouse beacon.
3. any source of artificial light as used in flash photography.
[1885–90]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.flashlight - a small portable battery-powered electric lampflashlight - a small portable battery-powered electric lamp
electric lamp - a lamp powered by electricity
flashlight battery - a small dry battery containing dry cells; used to power flashlights
penlight - a small flashlight resembling a fountain pen
Translations
كَشَّافٌ كَهْرَبائِيّمِصباح آلة التصْوير، فلاش الكاميرامِصْباح بَطاريَّهمِصْباحٌ بَطَّارِيَّة
baterkableskkapesní svítilna
lommelygteblitzblitzapparatfakkel
taskulamppusalamavalo
baterijska svjetiljkadžepna lampa
elemlámpazseblámpa
flass, leifturljósvasaljós
懐中電灯
손전등플래시
vrecková baterka
svetilka
ficklampa
ไฟฉาย
đèn flashđèn pin

flashlight

[ˈflæʃlaɪt] N (US) (= torch) → linterna f

flashlight

[ˈflæʃlaɪt] nlampe f de poche

flashlight

[ˈflæʃˌlaɪt] n (Am) (torch) → torcia elettrica, lampadina tascabile

flash

(flӕʃ) noun
1. a quick showing of a bright light. a flash of lightning.
2. a moment; a very short time. He was with her in a flash.
3. a flashlight.
4. (often ˈnewsflash) a brief news report sent by radio, television etc. Did you hear the flash about the king's death?
verb
1. (of a light) to (cause to) shine quickly. He flashed a torch.
2. (usually with by or past) to pass quickly. The days flashed by; The cars flashed past.
3. to show; to display. He flashed a card and was allowed to pass.
ˈflashing adjective
flashing lights.
ˈflashy adjective
big, bright etc but cheap and of poor quality. flashy clothes.
ˈflashily adverb
ˈflashlight noun
1. a (battery) torch.
2. (often abbreviated to flash) an instrument which produces a sudden bright light for taking photographs.

flashlight

كَشَّافٌ كَهْرَبائِيّ, مِصْباحٌ بَطَّارِيَّة baterka fakkel, lommelygte Blitzlicht, Taschenlampe φακός linterna salamavalo, taskulamppu torche baterijska svjetiljka, džepna lampa pila tascabile, torcia 懐中電灯 손전등, 플래시 zaklamp, zaklantaarn lommelykt latarka, pochodnia lanterna, lanterna de mão факел, фонарь ficklampa ไฟฉาย el feneri, flaş đèn flash, đèn pin 手电筒

flashlight

n. linterna eléctrica.
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