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

Definition of headlamp

Examples of headlamp in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Pellegrin switched off his headlamp and his flashlight, and gasped. Ben Taub, The New Yorker, 16 May 2022 For a hands-free light source, opt for a durable headlamp. Editors Of Men's Health, Men's Health, 18 Apr. 2022 But Jeff caught a glimpse of his headlamp atop the next hill. Marc Lester, Anchorage Daily News, 16 Apr. 2022 Toss some extra batteries in your kit to ensure your headlamp never runs out of juice. Outside Online, 9 Mar. 2022 Descend into the crater for natural quiet, dress warmly, and bring water and a headlamp, because thick mist can arrive at any time, advises Hempton. Kathleen Rellihan, Outside Online, 15 Apr. 2022 Or, for $92 per day, startup CampCrate will mail you a complete setup, including a sleeping bag, tent, water filter, and headlamp. Kathryn Miles, Outside Online, 24 Apr. 2019 Bring a flashlight or headlamp to explore the talus caves, then circle around toward the reservoir to catch a panoramic view of Pinnacles’ famous rock formations. Emily Pennington, Outside Online, 25 Feb. 2020 One depicts an industrial miner in hard hat, headlamp and boots; another a shoeless, shirtless man in ragged shorts holding a pickax. New York Times, 10 Nov. 2021 See More

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First Known Use of headlamp

1851, in the meaning defined above

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22 May 2022

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“Headlamp.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/headlamp. Accessed 24 May. 2022.

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