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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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The woman continued: "There were some done on Huddersfield Road too, I drove down this morning, this is Stocks Bank Road near the club, he came complete with head torch.
When I needed to tend to lines in the dark, this little head torch put the light just where I needed it without destroying my night vision.
Mr Henderson said the climbers had attempted a grade three scramble - a form of climbing on ridges - on a mountain face 1,000ft (303m) high with no helmets and just one head torch.
THIS handy head torch is perfect for fiddling about under your car's bonnet in the dark.
He was found to have a rucksack on him with a set of lock picks, a lock punch, gloves, a head torch and screwdriver inside.
To help her succeed, Trespass have donated a full running kit including a personalised jacket, thermal leggings and shorts, a thermal headband, a hydration pack, waterproof gloves, and a head torch, plus a variety of other running related items.
Runners are advised to wear suitable running or walking footwear and ideally a head torch, although a handheld torch can be used.
He said: "He had all the gear - except a head torch - and no idea.
A vital piece of equipment for potholers and cavers, a head torch has a prime advantage over a handheld torch in allowing you to have both hands free.
So round comes mother and Ben, head torch beaming, who, with one look at situation, takes control.