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

Examples of headlamp in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Some farmers are incorporating night harvests into their business for no more than the cost of headlamps, while others are investing hundreds of thousands of dollars in machines specifically designed to farm at night. Jacob Bogage, Washington Post, 9 Sep. 2023 Finally, the controversial square pug nose of old has been freshened with a new grille and wraparound headlamps that present kind of a smug grin to the wind. Frank Markus, Car and Driver, 31 Aug. 2023 Cyclists began to stir inside their tents, reaching for headlamps and hats, some already pulling on Lycra tights and jerseys, most stopping by the port-a-potties on the way to a breakfast of scrambled eggs, bacon and potatoes. oregonlive, 12 Sep. 2023 The brand's signature round headlamps are still there, and the new car wears a floating roof design which can be had in a two-tone color scheme like the one shown here. Car and Driver, 1 Sep. 2023 Backcountry The Core is the rechargeable version of my favorite headlamp, the Actik. WIRED, 9 Aug. 2023 The new First Edition is a proper homage to that spirit, equipped with a roof rack, rock rails, round headlamps and mudflaps. Bloomberg Wire, Dallas News, 2 Aug. 2023 Ford also added a third station to validate wheel alignment and headlamp aim for driver-assist technology. Andrew J. Hawkins, The Verge, 1 Aug. 2023 Make sure to carry a headlamp or flashlight that has a red light setting, as red light doesn't ruin night vision. Vahe Peroomian, CBS News, 5 July 2023 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1851, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of headlamp was in 1851

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“Headlamp.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/headlamp. Accessed 1 Oct. 2023.

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