Recent Examples of flashlight from the Web
On my old iPhone 7, that same gesture took me to the Control Center, with its icons for my flashlight, timer, camera, and other basic features.
Some passengers inside the airport had to use their mobile-phone flashlights to get around, while passengers on the disabled SkyTrain rail system had to be rescued by firefighters.
Officers shined flashlights into a black Dodge Charger while patrons navigated around yellow and red police tape wrapped around lamp poles and shopping carts.
Sylvester’s partner that night, a rookie officer, shined her flashlight in the cadet’s eyes as Sylvester rifled through the vehicle, including the trunk.
The officer approached the car and shined a flashlight at me, and then into to the backseat where Billie slumbered on.
Dozens of workers assigned different jobs fanned out across the tracks, guided by flashlights.
At home, many South Floridians were left to cope with stairwells instead of elevators, cold showers instead of hot ones and life after dark by flashlight.
Using his cellphone as a flashlight, Peter Jenkins poked his head into a basement crawlspace.
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