Coston light

noun Cos·ton light \ˈkȯstən-, ˈkäs-\

Definition of Coston light

  1. :  a signal made by burning lights of different colors that is used by ships at sea and in the lifesaving service

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Origin and Etymology of coston light

after B. F. Coston fl1840, its inventor

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a brief usually trivial fact

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