Chores vs Beacon - What's the difference?

chores | beacon |


As nouns the difference between chores and beacon

is that chores is while beacon is a signal fire to notify of the approach of an enemy, or to give any notice, commonly of warning.

As a verb beacon is

to act as a beacon.

chores

English

Noun

(head)
  • Verb

    (head)
  • (chore)
  • Anagrams

    * ----

    beacon

    English

    (wikipedia beacon)

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • A signal fire to notify of the approach of an enemy, or to give any notice, commonly of warning.
  • * Gay
  • No flaming beacons cast their blaze afar.
  • (nautical) A signal or conspicuous mark erected on an eminence near the shore, or moored in shoal water, as a guide to mariners.
  • :* A post or buoy placed over a shoal or bank to warn vessels of danger; also a signal mark on land. (FM 55-501).
  • A high hill or other easily distinguishable object near the shore which can serve as guidance for seafarers.
  • That which gives notice of danger.
  • * Shakespeare
  • Modest doubt is called / The beacon of the wise.

    Derived terms

    * aerobeacon * day beacon * radio beacon * web beacon

    See also

    * cairn * leading mark * navigation aid * navigation mark * radar reflector * sea mark, seamark

    Verb

    (en verb)
  • To act as a beacon.
  • To give light to, as a beacon; to light up; to illumine.
  • That beacons the darkness of heaven. — Campbell.
  • To furnish with a beacon or beacons.