The DICT Development Group

Search for:
Search type:

Database copyright information
Server information
Wiki: Resources, links, and other information

3 definitions found
 for searchlight
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Searchlight \Search"light`\, n.
     (a) An apparatus for projecting a powerful beam of light of
         approximately parallel rays, usually devised so that it
         can be swiveled about.
     (b) The beam of light projecting by this apparatus.
         [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      n 1: a light source with reflectors that projects a beam of
           light in a particular direction

From U.S. Gazetteer Places (2000) :

  Searchlight, NV -- U.S. Census Designated Place in Nevada
     Population (2000):    576
     Housing Units (2000): 444
     Land area (2000):     13.074523 sq. miles (33.862858 sq. km)
     Water area (2000):    0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km)
     Total area (2000):    13.074523 sq. miles (33.862858 sq. km)
     FIPS code:            65600
     Located within:       Nevada (NV), FIPS 32
     Location:             35.468455 N, 114.916932 W
     ZIP Codes (1990):    
     Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs.
      Searchlight, NV

Questions or comments about this site? Contact webmaster@dict.org