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Definition of "beacons" []

  • Plural form of beacon. (noun)
  • Third-person singular simple present indicative form of beacon. (verb) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "beacons" in a sentence
  • "John was not there; indeed, if he had been, I could scarcely have seen him; I could see nothing but the void expanse of the Flat, or, looking down, the broad river of mist that rolled through the valley, on the other side of which twinkled a few cottage lights, like unearthly beacons from the farthest shore of an impassable flood."
  • "The market may be reflecting soaring Chinese investment, rising consumer confidence and other cheerful data but economists see few long-term beacons of hope for Japan."
  • "He said SETI would have a much better chance of detecting ET if it scanned all the stars in the galaxy for powerful signals - or "beacons" - sent out to deliberately contact other life forms."
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