flashlight

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noun flash·light \ˈflash-ˌlīt\

Definition of flashlight

  1. 1a :  a sudden bright artificial light used in taking photographic picturesb :  a photograph taken by such a light

  2. 2 :  a small battery-operated portable electric light

1886

First Known Use of flashlight

1886


FLASHLIGHT Defined for English Language Learners

flashlight

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noun flash·light \ˈflash-ˌlīt\

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

flashlight

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noun flash·light \ˈflash-ˌlīt\

Definition of flashlight for Students

  1. :  a small portable electric light that runs on batteries



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