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- another term for glow stick
- ‘As they turned the corner, the green glow from her light stick became brighter, bit by bit.’
- ‘The light stick is actually a tube inside a tube.’
- ‘Youngsters dressed in caps, tracksuits, floppy hats and with light sticks attended illegal raves while popping a new drug, ecstasy.’
- ‘In locations such as MRI where the patient is removed from the nurse, a light stick can sometimes be useful in visualizing chest movement.’
- ‘Mac handed both Jared and Alison a coat and a light stick.’
- ‘Seriously, it's like I'm one of those neon light sticks that they sell at nightclubs and concerts that you crack and shake, and then they glow.’
- ‘He remembered to look into his pocket and snapped on a light stick.’
- ‘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.’
- ‘The department has checked product safety and labelling of toy lanterns and light sticks ahead of the Mid-Autumn Festival every year since the Toys and Children's Products Safety Ordinance was enacted in 1992.’
- ‘His version of the song had those light sticks waving ecstatically.’
- ‘Generators were made available to guests so they could charge their cell phones and they passed out ten thousand flash-lights and an equal number of light sticks.’
- ‘The young members of the audience were encouraged to blow whistles and wave light sticks as the cast brought those famous cartoon screen legends to life.’
- ‘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.’
- ‘Cyalume light sticks may be useful for some applications, but they have limited light output and can't be tested to see if they work.’
- ‘To avoid getting run over, airmen put green light sticks on their helmets or uniforms.’
- ‘There's also the classic cold cathode fluorescent lamp light sticks, and basic LED spots that can be placed anywhere in the case.’
- ‘The simple solution, Gruber says, is to add a pressurized quantity of A - 2 to the cylume light sticks that longline fishermen attach to their hooks in order to mimic squid.’
- ‘One of the riders took a swipe at him with a light stick, and the globe at the end shattered, but he felt the wall crumble a bit.’
- ‘You don't have another magic light stick, do you?’
- ‘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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