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light stick

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Definition of light stick in English:

noun

Another term for glow stick.
Example sentences
  • Everyone was excited at the news, and the Lt pulled the flank guard off the ridge and then sent a squad to mark the landing zone with chemical light sticks.
  • It has a higher output, measuring at about 10.5 Fl with the 360° angle of viewing - approximately as bright as a chemical light stick after it has been activated for 1.5 hours.
  • Those small, bright yellow flashes you see at twilight on summer evenings have something in common with the brilliantly colored light sticks that glow after you bend them: The light is the result of a chemical reaction.

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