Recent Examples of flashlight from the Web
Downtown Houston bar owner William Bedner pours a round of whiskeys by flashlight in this photo taken on Aug. 28, 2017.
Build or restock your emergency preparedness kit, including a minimum of 3 days of food and water, flashlight, batteries, cash, and first aid supplies.
Chairs provided; blankets and flashlights recommended.
Rescuers hailed the courage of the older boys, who spent 14 and 16 hours respectively waiting to be freed, talking with firefighters all the while, eventually receiving water and a flashlight.
BURGLARY Two flashlights and a power cord for a cell phone were reportedly stolen between July 31 and Aug. 1 from a vehicle parked in the 6900 block of Keystone Avenue.
Kyle Stefano, one of the workers, shined a flashlight and woke the man who had slept through the rumbling traffic above him.
The car of five teenage boys was trying to move out of a parking space when a person shouting profanity and shining a flashlight approached the vehicle.
Their flashlights blazed their snakelike path through the woods and upward.
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First Known Use of flashlight
FLASHLIGHT Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of flashlight for English Language Learners
: a small electric light that can be carried in your hand and that runs on batteries
FLASHLIGHT Defined for Kids
Definition of flashlight for Students
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