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Noun beacon has 3 senses
  1. beacon, beacon fire - a fire (usually on a hill or tower) that can be seen from a distance
    --1 is a kind of visual signal
    --1 has particulars: signal fire, signal light
    Derived form: verb beacon1
  2. radio beacon, beacon - a radio station that broadcasts a directional signal for navigational purposes
    --2 is a kind of radio station
  3. beacon, lighthouse, beacon light, pharos - a tower with a light that gives warning of shoals to passing ships
    --3 is a kind of tower
    Derived forms: verb beacon1, verb beacon2
Verb beacon has 2 senses
  1. beacon - shine like a beacon
    --1 is one way to
    shine, beam
    Derived forms: noun beacon1, noun beacon3
    Sample sentence:
    Something ----s
  2. beacon - guide with a beacon
    --2 is one way to
    lead, take, direct, conduct, guide
    Derived form: noun beacon3
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s somebody
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