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
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.
The secluded community features meandering neighborhood streets, charming streetlights, recreational park and peaceful sunset views are discovered while exploring this community.
Even grim old Tiananmen Square, 5 miles due south, now boasts energy-efficient streetlights.
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STREETLIGHT Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of streetlight for English Language Learners
: a light on a tall pole next to a public road
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