beacon

  • 1Beacon — (englisch für Leuchtfeuer) ist der Name mehrerer Orte im englischen Sprachraum: in Australien: Beacon (Western Australia) im Vereinigten Königreich: Beacon (Devon) in den Vereinigten Staaten: Beacon (Iowa) Beacon (Michigan) Beacon (New York)… …

    Deutsch Wikipedia

  • 2Beacon 2 — «Beacon 1», аналог «Beacon 2» Производитель …

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  • 3Beacon — Bea con (b[=e] k n), n. [OE. bekene, AS. be[ a]cen, b[=e]cen; akin to OS. b[=o]kan, Fries. baken, beken, sign, signal, D. baak, OHG. bouhhan, G. bake; of unknown origin. Cf. {Beckon}.] 1. A signal fire to notify of the approach of an enemy, or to …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 4Beacon — Beacon, NY U.S. city in New York Population (2000): 13808 Housing Units (2000): 5406 Land area (2000): 4.775167 sq. miles (12.367626 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.113614 sq. miles (0.294258 sq. km) Total area (2000): 4.888781 sq. miles (12.661884… …

    StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • 5Beacon 1 — Производитель …

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  • 6Beacon — Bea con, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Beaconed} (b[=e] k nd); p. pr. & vb. n. {Beaconing}.] 1. To give light to, as a beacon; to light up; to illumine. [1913 Webster] That beacons the darkness of heaven. Campbell. [1913 Webster] 2. To furnish with a… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 7Beacon, IA — U.S. city in Iowa Population (2000): 518 Housing Units (2000): 217 Land area (2000): 1.006822 sq. miles (2.607656 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 1.006822 sq. miles (2.607656 sq. km) FIPS code:… …

    StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • 8Beacon, NY — U.S. city in New York Population (2000): 13808 Housing Units (2000): 5406 Land area (2000): 4.775167 sq. miles (12.367626 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.113614 sq. miles (0.294258 sq. km) Total area (2000): 4.888781 sq. miles (12.661884 sq. km)… …

    StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • 9beacon — (n.) O.E. beacen sign, portent, lighthouse, from W.Gmc. *baukna beacon, signal (Cf. O.Fris. baken, O.S. bokan, O.H.G. bouhhan); not found outside Germanic. Perhaps borrowed from L. bucina a crooked horn or trumpet, signal horn. But more likely… …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 10beacon — [bē′kən] n. [ME beken < OE beacen, becen < Gmc * baukna, prob. < IE * bhāu , var. of base * bhā , to gleam, shine > Gr phainein, to show, appear] 1. a signal fire, esp. one on a hill, pole, etc. 2. any light or radio signal for… …

    English World dictionary

  • 11Beacon — (spr. Biken), 1) Berg, so v.w. Brecknock; 2) kleine Insel im Pamlicosund an der Küste von NCarolina …

    Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • 12beacon — index indicant, indicator Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

    Law dictionary

  • 13beacon — [n] light used as signal, guide alarm, alert, balefire, beam, bonfire, flare, guidepost, heliograph, lamp, lantern, lighthouse, lodestar, pharos, radar, rocket, sign, signal fire, smoke signal, warning signal, watchtower; concept 628 …

    New thesaurus

  • 14beacon — ► NOUN 1) a fire lit on the top of a hill as a signal. 2) a light serving as a signal for ships or aircraft. 3) a radio transmitter signalling the position of a ship or aircraft. ORIGIN Old English, «sign, portent, ensign» …

    English terms dictionary

  • 15Beacon — For other uses, see Beacon (disambiguation). A beacon is an intentionally conspicuous device designed to attract attention to a specific location. Beacons can also be combined with semaphoric or other indicators to provide important information,… …

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  • 16beacon — beaconless, adj. /bee keuhn/, n. 1. a guiding or warning signal, as a light or fire, esp. one in an elevated position. 2. a tower or hill used for such purposes. 3. a lighthouse, signal buoy, etc., on a shore or at a dangerous area at sea to warn …

    Universalium

  • 17beacon — Synonyms and related words: AM transmitter, FM transmitter, Klaxon, Mayday, RT transmitter, Roman candle, SOS, Texas tower, Very flare, aid to navigation, air raid alarm, airport beacon, airway beacon, alarm, alarm bell, alarm clock, alarm signal …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 18beacon — n. 1) a homing; landing; radar; radio; rotating beacon 2) (BE) a Belisha beacon ( a light marking a pedestrian crossing ) 3) a beacon to (to serve as a beacon to others) * * * [ biːkən] landing radar radio: rotating beacon a homing (BE) a Belisha …

    Combinatory dictionary

  • 19Beacon — 41° 30′ 15″ N 73° 57′ 56″ W / 41.504167, 73.965556 …

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  • 20Beacon — This interesting surname of English origin with variant spellings Beacon, Becon, Bacon etc. is a locational name from Beacon, a hamlet in Devon, or Beacon in Cornwall, deriving from the Olde English pre 7th Century beacon (Old Saxon bocan )… …

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