"beacons" in the noun sense
1. beacon, beacon fire
a fire (usually on a hill or tower) that can be seen from a distance
2. radio beacon, beacon
a radio station that broadcasts a directional signal for navigational purposes
3. beacon, lighthouse, beacon light, pharos
a tower with a light that gives warning of shoals to passing ships
"beacons" in the verb sense
shine like a beacon
guide with a beacon
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