beacon

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If your nose is shining like a beacon, I hope you are a reindeer employed by a jolly fat man from the North Pole.

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A signal fire to notify of the approach of an enemy, or to give any notice, commonly of warning.

Noun
a tower with a light that gives warning of shoals to passing ships

Noun
a radio station that broadcasts a directional signal for navigational purposes

Noun
a fire (usually on a hill or tower) that can be seen from a distance

Verb
guide with a beacon

Verb
shine like a beacon

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n.
A signal fire to notify of the approach of an enemy, or to give any notice, commonly of warning.

n.
A signal or conspicuous mark erected on an eminence near the shore, or moored in shoal water, as a guide to mariners.

n.
A high hill near the shore.

n.
That which gives notice of danger.

v. t.
To give light to, as a beacon; to light up; to illumine.

v. t.
To furnish with a beacon or beacons.


Beacon

Bea"con , n. [OE. bekene, AS. be'a0cen, bcen; akin to OS. bkan, Fries. baken, beken, sign, signal, D. baak, OHG. bouhhan, G. bake; of unknown origin. Cf. Beckon.] 1. A signal fire to notify of the approach of an enemy, or to give any notice, commonly of warning.
No flaming beacons cast their blaze afar.
2. A signal or conspicuous mark erected on an eminence near the shore, or moored in shoal water, as a guide to mariners. 3. A high hill near the shore. [Prov. Eng.] 4. That which gives notice of danger.
Modest doubt is called The beacon of the wise.
Beacon fire, a signal fire.

Beacon

Bea"con, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Beaconed (); p. pr. & vb. n. Beaconing.] 1. To give light to, as a beacon; to light up; to illumine.
That beacons the darkness of heaven.
2. To furnish with a beacon or beacons.

A signal fire to notify of the approach of an enemy, or to give any notice, commonly of warning.

To give light to, as a beacon; to light up; to illumine.

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Usage Examples

I hope that in some way that I can be some sort of beacon of hope, especially because I am not the typical Hollywood beauty.

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Other Usage Examples

We still believe in the America that is a land of opportunity and a beacon of freedom. We believe in the America that challenges each of us to be better and bigger than ourselves.

I love the paranormal, because there, every genre I write can become one beacon for my imagination.

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