signal flare


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signal flare

[′sig·nəl ‚fler]
(engineering)
A pyrotechnic flare of distinct color and character used as a signal.
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A police helicopter was targeted with a signal flare, but the device narrowly missed the vehicle, police said, adding that protesters had smashed the windows of the Mongolian consulate and slashed the tyres of a car belonging to the Canadian delegation.
Later, in ystanbul, which was already tense and desperate in the face of huge construction projects, the demolishing of the Emek Movie Theatre, a cultural landmark, in early 2013, accompanied by police brutality, felt like a signal flare.
After feeling confident that rescuers were on their way, Creecy drew the attention of the helo with a day/night signal flare, then left the safety of the raft and slipped into the water.
Orange customers will also have access to Lookout's recently launched Signal Flare feature, which helps people to locate a phone even after the battery has died.
Tools: flashlight, utility knife, pliers, compass, aluminum foil, signal flare, whistle, fire extinguisher
ALWAYS carry emergency signal devices such as a cell phone, walkie-talkie, whistle, signal flare, PLD (personal locator device) or flashlight on your person at all times and within reach even while you are suspended in your FAS.
I think that Spain's presidency term will be like a signal flare," he said.
A house clearance team working at the home of a man in his 90s found a signal flare which was mistaken for a shell.
He honed signal flare operating procedures and cleared foliage to enable one-arm operation.
When doctors publish [findings] like this, they are sending up a signal flare to their colleagues,' says Donna M.
They might have to build a hot air balloon, send a message with morse code, create a signal flare out of household chemicals, or power a dead radio.
That light in the east is a signal flare, flashing "Follow me.