head·​lamp | \ˈhed-ˌlamp \

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Jeep took a step toward the old front-end, giving the 2019 model a larger grille, combining LED headlamps and daytime running lights and adding a new hood and fender design. Tom Krisher, Houston Chronicle, "Jeep updates Cherokee compact SUV to compete in hot market," 16 Jan. 2018 Readers couldn't resist the simplicity and durability of the Tikkina headlamp, which was on sale at REI last month. The Editors, Outside Online, "What 'Outside' Readers Bought Last Month," 3 May 2018 Using headlamps or flashlights when moving in the dark should be standard if they can be used without spooking roosted turkeys. Shannon Tompkins, Houston Chronicle, "Rattlers and ticks part of spring turkey hunting," 8 Apr. 2018 The Sheriff's Office advises hikers use a headlamp and helmet, along with appropriate hiking footwear. Kelsey Mo, azcentral, "Crews rescue injured hiker from mile-long lava cave in Flagstaff," 11 July 2018 The Limited and Touring grades get an upgrade: each headlamp is made up of thin lighting modules — one for low beam, another for high beam and the third serves as an adaptive LED cornering lamp and auxiliary turn signal. Jeff Yip, Houston Chronicle, "Toyota’s all-new 2019 Avalon hits dealerships in May," 28 Apr. 2018 The Helmet & Headlight tour allows visitors to experience the caves with just a headlamp. Weldon B. Johnson, azcentral, "Kartchner Caverns has summer discounts for Arizona residents, military members," 6 June 2018 Four headlamp clips aid your descent when night falls. Outside Online, "The Best Sport Climbing Gear of 2018," 15 May 2018 The car pulls intake air from three sources, including a new dual-snorkel hood and driver-side air catcher headlamp and inlet near the wheel liner, the release said. Eric D. Lawrence, Detroit Free Press, "Dodge unveils 797-horsepower, 200 mph Hellcat Redeye," 28 June 2018

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1851, in the meaning defined above

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