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  1. beacon

    • IPA[ˈbiːk(ə)n]

    英式

    • n.
      a fire or light set up in a high or prominent position as a warning, signal, or celebration;a hill suitable for a beacon
    • noun: beacon, plural noun: beacons

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    • 1. a fire or light set up in a high or prominent position as a warning, signal, or celebration a chain of beacons carried the news her red hair was like a beacon in the night
    • a hill suitable for a beacon Ivinghoe Beacon
    • a light or other visible object serving as a signal, warning, or guide at sea, on an airfield, etc.
    • a radio transmitter whose signal helps to fix the position of a ship, aircraft, or spacecraft.
    • n.
      (in the UK) an orange ball containing a flashing light, mounted on a striped post on the ...

    Oxford Dictionary

    • n.
      a radio transmitter whose signal guides an aircraft or spacecraft that is making a landing: they set up landing beacons for the remaining aircraft

    Oxford Dictionary

    • ph.
      a historic neighborhood in downtown Boston, Massachusetts, on high ground north of the Boston ...

    Oxford American Dictionary

    • n.
      a radio transmitter whose signal guides an aircraft or spacecraft that is making a landing: they set up landing beacons for the remaining aircraft

    Oxford American Dictionary

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    • IPA[ˈbēkən]

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    • n.
      a fire or light set up in a high or prominent position as a warning, signal, or celebration: a chain of beacons carried the news the prospect of a new government was a beacon of hope for millions

    Oxford American Dictionary