head·​lamp | \ ˈhed-ˌlamp How to pronounce headlamp (audio) \

Definition of headlamp

Examples of headlamp in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Under an overcast sky, Horn clicked off his headlamp and held his hand in front of his face. Adventure, "The untold story of the boldest polar expedition of modern times," 23 Dec. 2020 Audi is one of many automakers offering advanced headlamp and lighting technology in cars. Michael Frank, Car and Driver, "Advanced ADB Headlights Will Save Lives, but Not in the U.S. (Yet)," 11 Dec. 2020 Stargazing and night hiking will require a headlamp and extra layers (and maybe hand and foot warmers). Brion O'connor, BostonGlobe.com, "Day or night, a winter wonderland awaits," 23 Dec. 2020 An integrated mount provides a secure spot for a Petzl Duo S headlamp to illuminate your path. Rob Verger, Popular Science, "Going caving? Bring these essentials underground with you," 18 Dec. 2020 BioLite 330 rechargeable, hands-free headlamp ($59.99) with a moisture-wicking headband. oregonlive, "Winter outerwear: Bundle up before you venture out; see these sales for gift giving," 10 Dec. 2020 Lastly, this triple-headlamp, which has a 4.6/5-star rating on Amazon, delivers quality parts and style. Popular Science, "These well-rated triple headlamps are great gifts for adventurers," 1 Dec. 2020 On top of essentials like first aid, water and food, be sure to bring an emergency blanket and headlamp, just in case you get caught outside (the days are much shorter now, after all). oregonlive, "What you need to stay safe for a day of winter recreation in Oregon," 8 Dec. 2020 Several pockets, a light-diffusing pouch for a headlamp, a small viewport on the fly, and two doors boost the livability. Adrienne Donica, Popular Mechanics, "The Best Winter Tents for Your Next Snowy Adventure," 3 Dec. 2020

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First Known Use of headlamp

1851, in the meaning defined above

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“Headlamp.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/headlamp. Accessed 23 Jan. 2021.

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