low beam

low beam


: the setting of a vehicle's headlights that makes the least bright light

Full Definition of LOW BEAM

:  a vehicle headlight beam with a short-range focus

Examples of LOW BEAM

  1. The car's headlights were on low beam.
  2. Turn on your low beams.

First Known Use of LOW BEAM

circa 1952


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