Definition of "searchlight" [search•light]

  • (noun) An apparatus containing a light source and a reflector for projecting a high-intensity beam of approximately parallel rays of light.
  • (noun) The beam of light so projected.
  • (noun) A flashlight.

Use "searchlight" in a sentence

  • "By the way I have a very good education from France and I would have to look in a dictionary to see what the word for searchlight is as well."
  • "This should make for a interesting day in searchlight NV."
  • "The town does have a searchlight, which is awesome, and its main attraction, the Searchlight Nugget Casino, sells a bottomless cup of coffee for 10 cents."

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