Meaning of lighthouse
Pronunciation: (līt'hous"), [key]
— pl. -hous•es
- a tower or other structure displaying or flashing a very bright light for the guidance of ships in avoiding dangerous areas, in following certain routes, etc.
- either of two cylindrical metal towers placed forward on the forecastle of the main deck of a sailing ship, to house the port and starboard running lights.
- lighthouse (Thesaurus)