Meaning of flashlight

flash•light

Pronunciation: (flash'līt"), [key]
— n.
  1. 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.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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