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alternating light

noun, Navigation
1.
a beacon showing different colors in succession.
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  • The alternating light of the candle flashed upon the body of the old woman, and he remembered all.

    Snarley-yow Frederick Marryat
  • Pour into well-greased pan, alternating light and dark mixtures to give it the "marbled" appearance.

    Fifty-Two Sunday Dinners Elizabeth O. Hiller
  • Thus constantly is alternating light and gloom in a way that nearly drives me mad.

    The Shirley Letters from California Mines in 1851-52 Louise Amelia Knapp Smith Clappe

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