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Noun: flashlight  'flash,lIt
  1. A small portable battery-powered electric lamp
    - torch [Brit]
  2. A lamp for providing momentary light to take a photograph
    - flash, photoflash [rare], flash lamp, flashgun, flashbulb [archaic], flash bulb [archaic]
  3. A light that flashes, e.g. in a lighthouse

Derived forms: flashlights

Type of: electric lamp, lamp, photographic equipment

Part of: flash camera

Encyclopedia: Flashlight