penlight


Also found in: Thesaurus, Wikipedia.

pen·light

 (pĕn′līt′)
n.
A small flashlight having the size and shape of a fountain pen.

penlight

(ˈpɛnˌlaɪt)
n
a small thin torch the size and shape of a pen

pen•light

or pen•lite

(ˈpɛnˌlaɪt)

n.
a flashlight similar in size and shape to a fountain pen.
[1955–60]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.penlight - a small flashlight resembling a fountain pen
flashlight, torch - a small portable battery-powered electric lamp
Mentioned in ?
References in periodicals archive ?
Half the size of a typical medical or aviation penlight at 3.8" OAL, it puts out light far in excess of what should reasonably be expected from such a small package.
Using my penlight, I lowered myself into the crater.
Tenders are invited for Otoscope, ear penlight and tuning fork set
He took out his penlight, started prying into my eyes, and said rather sternly, 'Ma'am, stay with me.'
A faint branching grey opacity may be seen on penlight exam, and dendrites may be seen with fluorescein.
According to the summary, "Cassie tries to protect Sam with a good luck charm when he goes to South America during a treacherous storm, but still worries about losing him like she lost her late husband." In the sneak peek, Cassie can be seen giving him a scarf, to keep him warm "if the winds get too strong," and just in case he "needs to plug something in in the dark," she also gives him a penlight.
STANDARD CONTENTS Optional Contents Hand sanitizer Flashlight Hand Lotion Tape Measure Barrier Tap e Stethoscope Gown Sphygmomanometer Penlight Digital Thermometer /Sheaths Bandage Gloves: Latex-free /Non-Sterile Scissors Goggles Sharps Container Alcohol Swabs Mask: CPR / N95 Respirator Impermeable plastic trash bag DOCUMENTATION GUIDELINES: (Document the following on the visit report)
In the broad H test, the children are asked to follow a target (a penlight) which is moved in an H pattern to the edge of the binocular field.
The handiest of men, Justin repairs Junes broken heel with his ever-present penlight and some Crazy Glue.
When you see movement toward, or achievement of, the actual goal behavior, "mark" that moment with an auditory or visual marker (such as the flash of a penlight or the click of a clicker) and then reward your dog to reinforce the behavior.
The receptionist, a nurse, unswaddled her to check her pulse and shine a penlight into her foggy, useless corneas.
officer's penlight), with the DRE looking for signs of "a lack