Meaning of BEACON in English

BEACON

noun a high hill near the shore.

2. beacon ·noun that which gives notice of danger.

3. beacon ·vt to furnish with a beacon or beacons.

4. beacon ·vt to give light to, as a beacon; to light up; to illumine.

5. beacon ·noun a signal fire to notify of the approach of an enemy, or to give any notice, commonly of warning.

6. beacon ·noun a signal or conspicuous mark erected on an eminence near the shore, or moored in shoal water, as a guide to mariners.

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