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beacon

US [ˈbikən]
UK [ˈbiːkən]
  • n.灯塔;(导航)无线电信标台;(旧时)烽火
  • v.像灯塔般照耀;照亮;鼓励;为…装设指向标
  • Web灯标;烽火台;警示灯
Plural Form:beacons  
beacon
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n.
1.
(指引车船等的)灯标,灯塔,立标a light that is placed somewhere to guide vehicles and warn them of danger
a navigation beacon
航标灯
He was a beacon of hope for the younger generation.
他是年轻一代的希望之灯。
2.
(导航)无线电信标台a radio station whose signal helps ships and aircraft to find their position
3.
(旧时)烽火(in the past) a fire lit on top of a hill as a signal

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