[ noun ] a small portable battery-powered electric lamp



Used in print

(Peter J. White, "Report on Laos"...)

Where was my flashlight ?

(The Family Fallout Shelter. Office of Civil and Defence...)

Continuous low-level lighting may be provided in the shelter by_means_of a 4 - cell hot-shot battery to which is wired a 150 - milliampere flashlight type bulb .

A flashlight or electric lantern also should be available for those periods when a brighter light is needed .