Definition of occulting light in English:

occulting light

Syllabification: oc·cult·ing light


A light in a lighthouse or buoy that is cut off briefly at regular intervals.
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  • The Dioptric white occulting light of the four order was too powerful and caused confusion with the Woodman Point Leading Light.
  • In 1935 modifications in the same lighthouse were carried out and an occulting light equipment was installed in place of the fixed wick lamp.

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