flashlight

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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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It was important I had both the Echo and my Welsh flag to keep up to date and even more important to have my head torch, which came in useful for reading after the electricity was turned off at midnight.
The group also improved the water supply to the hospital and installed solar panel lights in the operating theatre so that the surgeons wouldn't have to carry out life-saving operations with a head torch.
When officers tracked down the makeshift campsite near Wagtail Farm where the trio had allegedly been staying during the manhunt for Moat they found a total of 72 items - including clothes, a head torch, cooking utensils, food packages, charcoal, empty cigarette packets, unworn trainers, sleeping bags, pillows and a four-man tent.
I'll have a head torch fixed with an elasticated headband for light.
Invest in a head torch and multi-tool (note: always carry a spare batteries for the head torch).
Elisabeth Nicholls, counsel for the GMC, said Mr Naasan had operated on entirely the wrong part of the nose and was unable to see properly because he was not wearing a head torch.
Mold crown court heard he appeared "from nowhere" wearing a head torch and camouflage jacket and said he'd been searching for April for "most of the night".
I've also started running late at night using a head torch and get up early to go to a spin class.
Other residents are taking drastic measures to keep their doorsteps under surveillance in case the raider - who police say comes equipped with a head torch and a dog - strikes again.
The defendant was found in the main bedroom hiding under the bed and in possession of gloves and a head torch.
Matthew William Goode, 36, of Hillside Terrace, Bargoed, was found guilty of stealing a large quantity of batteries and a Wolf Head torch worth pounds 967, belonging to Wales and West Utilities.