Origin of searchlight
Related Words for searchlightlight, flashlight, beacon, torch, searchlight, gaslight, strobe, stroboscope
Examples from the Web for searchlight
Contemporary Examples of searchlight
I suspect very few—unless you were vacationing in Hawaii or returning home to Searchlight, Nevada.The ‘Defining Issue of Our Time’ Is Obama’s Constitutional Excesses
January 9, 2014
Most of his shooting stories are about hunting, and most of those are from his childhood in Searchlight.The Gun-Control Fight Harry Reid Can’t Win
January 22, 2013
"You came to the Senate from Searchlight with very little," Angle said.No Knockout Punch for Reid
October 15, 2010
Historical Examples of searchlight
Presently the searchlight was switched off, leaving the deck in utter darkness.
Just then a searchlight leaped into play from the top deck of the ship.
At one point they surprised a squad of Germans in charge of a searchlight.
In it will be a compartment for a set of batteries, and there will be a searchlight there.Tom Swift and his Electric Runabout
A searchlight was on a tripod at the center, and a spool of electric cable.Two Thousand Miles Below
Charles Willard Diffin
- a device, consisting of a light source and a reflecting surface behind it, that projects a powerful beam of light in a particular direction
- the beam of light produced by such a device