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noun as in lamp

noun as in lantern

noun as in strobe light

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I suspect very few—unless you were vacationing in Hawaii or returning home to Searchlight, Nevada.

It was acquired by Fox Searchlight for a rumored $10 million, one of the richest deals in Sundance history.

Most of his shooting stories are about hunting, and most of those are from his childhood in Searchlight.

And Fox Searchlight has emerged as most purchase-happy of studio suitors so far, picking up two movies here in Park City, Utah.

Fox Searchlight has kept the film and its stars under tight wraps since its premiere at the Venice Film Festival in September.

Overhead the yardarm blinkers were signaling, and directly over Sara Lee's head a great white searchlight swept the water ahead.

Or is he interned in the searchlight apparatus at Charing Cross to insure it against attack by Zeppelins?

Suddenly the long beam of a searchlight lanced across the night sky above, then another and another.

Will exclaimed as he flashed his searchlight around the place.

He turned on the powerful searchlight, and swept it around the ship.


On this page you'll find 24 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to searchlight, such as: flashlight, light, beacon, gaslight, torch, and gas lamp.

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