passing light

noun

Definition of passing light

: a strong red light to warn passing airplanes displayed usually in the leading edge on an airplane flying after dark

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“Passing light.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/passing%20light. Accessed 4 Dec. 2021.

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