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occulting light

noun

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  1. a beacon having a light covered briefly at regular intervals.


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Word History and Origins

Origin of occulting light1

First recorded in 1890–95

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Example Sentences

An occulting light means that some of the time the light is shut off, and at others it isn't.

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