Definition of streetlight
: a light usually mounted on a pole and constituting one of a series spaced at intervals along a public street or highway —called also streetlamp
Recent Examples of streetlight from the Web
In what amounts to a pre-holiday dry run, the village will display a prototype of a lighted holiday decoration that could be adorning streetlight poles along LaGrange Road by December.
While working as an accountant and training for the 1980 Moscow Olympics, Kratochvilova sometimes ran beneath streetlights at 4 in the morning before heading to her job.
According to the mayor's office, some 10,022 streetlights have been converted to LED so far.
Under the proposal, the city would still pave the streets, but the Westport Community Improvement District would contribute to that cost and pay to maintain trees, sidewalk planters, streetlight fixtures and other amenities.
Hopefully, a satisfactory outcome will soon pave the way for Coral Gables and HPACG to begin restoring the remaining 45 of the 500 original streetlights.
The wiring has been taken from streetlights on ramps to and from the Beltway at Eastern Avenue.
Police surveillance photo shows the dim image of a man being sought in the theft of copper wiring from streetlights.
The secluded community features meandering neighborhood streets, charming streetlights, recreational park and peaceful sunset views are discovered while exploring this community.
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Definition of streetlight for English Language Learners
: a light on a tall pole next to a public road
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