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Noun Concept
Categories: Ancient Greek technology, Lighthouses, Articles with short description, Optical communications, Egyptian inventions
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beacon  lighthouse  beacon light  pharos  balise
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A tower with a light that gives warning of shoals to passing ships WordNet 3.0
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A tower with a light that gives warning of shoals to passing ships WordNet 3.0 & WordNet 2020
A beacon is an intentionally conspicuous device designed to attract attention to a specific location. Wikipedia
A lighthouse is a tower, building, or another type of structure designed to emit light from a system of lamps and lenses and to serve as a navigational aid for maritime pilots at sea or on inland waterways. Wikipedia
Traditionally a fire lit on a hill to attract attention. Wikipedia Disambiguation
Intentionally conspicuous device designed to attract attention to a specific location Wikidata
A lighthouse, signal buoy, etc., on a shore or at a dangerous area at sea to warn and guide vessels. OmegaWiki
A building designed to emit light as an aid to ship navigation. OmegaWiki
An electronic device that broadcasts a signal to nearby portable devices, enabling smartphones etc. to perform actions when in physical proximity to the beacon. Wiktionary
A tower or other structure exhibiting a light or lights to warn or guide sailors. Wiktionary
Building containing a light to warn or guide ships. Wiktionary (translation)