streetlight

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noun street·light \-ˌlīt\

Definition of streetlight

  1. :  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

1819

First Known Use of streetlight

1819


STREETLIGHT Defined for English Language Learners

streetlight

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noun street·light \-ˌlīt\

Definition of streetlight for English Language Learners

  • : a light on a tall pole next to a public road

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