What is Beacons?

Beacons definition and meaning on Dictionary terms:
a guiding or warning signal, as a light or fire, especially one in an elevated position.
a tower or hill used for such purposes.
a lighthouse, signal buoy, etc., on a shore or at a dangerous area at sea to warn and guide vessels.

Navigation. radio beacon. a radar device at a fixed location that, upon receiving a radar pulse, transmits a reply pulse that enables the original sender to determine his or her position relative to the fixed location.

a person, act, or thing that warns or guides.
a person or thing that illuminates or inspires: The Bible has been our beacon during this trouble.
Digital Technology. web beacon.

verb (used with object)
to serve as a beacon to; warn or guide.
to furnish or mark with beacons: a ship assigned to beacon the shoals.

verb (used without object)
to serve or shine as a beacon: A steady light beaconed from the shore.