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See definition of searchlight on Dictionary.com
  • as inlamp
  • as inlantern
  • as instrobe light

synonyms for searchlight

  • flashlight
  • light
  • beacon
  • gaslight
  • torch
  • gas lamp
  • hurricane lamp
  • kerosene lamp
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How to use searchlight in a sentence

Overhead the yardarm blinkers were signaling, and directly over Sara Lee's head a great white searchlight swept the water ahead.
THE AMAZING INTERLUDEMARY ROBERTS RINEHART
Or is he interned in the searchlight apparatus at Charing Cross to insure it against attack by Zeppelins?
PUNCH, OR THE LONDON CHARIVARI, VOL. 147, NOVEMBER 4, 1914VARIOUS
Suddenly the long beam of a searchlight lanced across the night sky above, then another and another.
VALLEY OF THE CROENLEE TARBELL
Will exclaimed as he flashed his searchlight around the place.
THE CALL OF THE BEAVER PATROLV. T. SHERMAN
He turned on the powerful searchlight, and swept it around the ship.
ISLANDS OF SPACEJOHN W CAMPBELL
He felt about quickly for the searchlight as he lay on the floor.
BOY SCOUTS IN THE NORTH SEAG. HARVEY RALPHSON
“Here,” he cried, turning a switch leading to the searchlight.
BOY SCOUTS IN THE NORTH SEAG. HARVEY RALPHSON
Ned cried, throwing the flame of his searchlight on the recumbent form.
BOY SCOUTS IN THE NORTH SEAG. HARVEY RALPHSON
Something—I do not know what—made me decide to turn off our searchlight.
THE FIRE PEOPLERAY CUMMINGS
The dancing beam of a searchlight picked them out for a moment; Murray Lee looked at them and the fear died within him.
THE ONSLAUGHT FROM RIGELFLETCHER PRATT
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WORDS RELATED TO SEARCHLIGHT

  • beacon
  • flashlight
  • gas lamp
  • gaslight
  • hurricane lamp
  • kerosene lamp
  • light
  • searchlight
  • torch
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.