[ noun ] a light source with reflectors that projects a beam of light in a particular direction

Used in print

(Clayton C. Barbeau, The Ikon....)

Prevot had said that the searchlights would be bounced off the clouds at 2230 hours , `` which gives us time to get settled in position '' .

Off in the distance a searchlight flashed on , its beam slashing the sky .

Above , the glowing ivory baton of their searchlight pointed at the clouds , diluting the valley 's dark to a pallid light .

Related terms

light Fresnel_lens