headlight

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noun head·light \-ˌlīt\

Definition of headlight

  1. 1 :  a light with a reflector and special lens mounted on the front of a vehicle to illuminate the road ahead; also :  the beam cast by a headlight

  2. 2 :  a light worn on the forehead (as of a miner or physician)

1861

First Known Use of headlight

1861


HEADLIGHT Defined for English Language Learners

headlight

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noun head·light \-ˌlīt\

Definition of headlight for English Language Learners

  • : a light on the front of a vehicle (such as a car or motorcycle)


HEADLIGHT Defined for Kids

headlight

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noun head·light \ˈhed-ˌlīt\

Definition of headlight for Students

  1. :  a light at the front of a vehicle



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