flashing light


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flashing light

[¦flash·iŋ ′līt]
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A light showing one or more flashes at regular intervals, the duration of the light period is less than that of the dark period; in particular, a light showing a single flash at regular intervals; distinctive names are used to indicate different combinations of flashes.

flashing light

Intermittent light that flashes in repeated cycles and in accordance with published frequency. In a flashing pattern, the light duration is shorter than the periods of darkness.
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Before the 2014 installation of the traffic light, a pedestrian bridge over 30th Avenue and one marked crosswalk with flashing lights east of Hilyard Street had been built in the area to help manage pedestrians and cars.
Kennedy, of Aberdeen, is accused of driving a car with a flashing light in the Peterhead area on June 28 last year and causing two people in a car to stop, believing he was a police officer.
Officers are only allowed to use a blue flashing light on official marked police vehicles.
1, the device promises secure wireless e-mail and Internet connection, and automatic notification of incoming e-mail by sound, flashing light, or vibration.
Eventually, the flashing light alone evoked surges of gamma activity in brain areas devoted to vision, to integration of sensations with actions, and to representation of the finger that had been shocked.
Already in the proto-type stages, strobe-and-goggle technology employs a bright flashing light to blind and disorient subjects during drug raids or assaults on barricaded structures, allowing officers to enter the premises.
If it is not present the screen will prompt the operator to get the right chemical/drum from storage and place it in any one of the drum stations with a flashing light (a flashing light above any drum location indicates the chemical is not required for the current recipe/compound).
The new system replaces an overhead flashing light system that flashed continuously and will be removed at a later date.
And he used a blue flashing light inside his car as he raced to an "emergency".
Stuart Kennedy, who uses the stage name Sergeant Eros, duped two Aberdeenshire drivers using a flashing light in his car.
When the resident approaches a monitored area or opens the door, the receiver displays their identity and sets off an alarm and/or flashing light.
Four men pulled up at the Hamilton motorway service station lorry park on the M74 in a car with a blue flashing light on the roof.