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flashlight

1. chiefly US and Canadian a small portable electric lamp powered by one or more dry batteries
2. Photog the brief bright light emitted by an electronic flash unit
3. Chiefly US and Canadian a light that flashes, used for signalling, in a lighthouse, etc.
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Give the Input a whistle in one hand and the Output an electric torch.
1900: Paperclip invented by Norwegian Johann Waaler/First Ever Ready Electric torch sold costing pounds 50 in today's money
Remember those early books, when the fictional teen-age detective was a blonde instead of titian-haired and carried an electric torch instead of a flashlight?
com launched an electric torch relay game on the official website of the 6thAsian Winter Games which has been popularly received by Internet users both in China and abroad.
Limited Tenders are invited for Procurement Of Electric Torch
Early morning arrests Stated by court inspector Calloway to have been arrested at 4am this morning, David Pethers, aged 22 and Edward Pethers, aged 24, both of Richmond Road, Cardiff, were wearing rubber gym shoes when they appeared at Cardiff Magistrates Court today charged with being found at night with the following implements in their possession: An electric torch, knuckle-duster, 12 keys, an iron jemmy and two pairs of gloves.
A waterproof electric torch suitable for Morse signalling.
3M pixel photography, 9 series technology, flashlight, media player support, MMS and MFLASH support, 30 to 60 second MS video, long standby time, electric torch function and 40 ring tone storage.
Some people are so naive that they don't consider the need for life jackets, protective clothing and an electric torch until it's too late.
Contract notice: Development and supply of an electric torch light.