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Example sentences for searchlight

Imagine trying to spot a moth flying around the rim of a searchlight.
As long as it provides enough light to see, it doesn't have to be a searchlight.
The searchlight beams on the right had picked up an enemy raider.
As the machine's name implies, its beam will be continuous and will resemble a powerful searchlight rather than a strobe lamp.
Adding to the scrum, a helicopter circles overhead with its searchlight turned on the crowd.

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