traffic light

noun

Definition of traffic light

  1. :  a visual signal (such as a system of colored lights) for controlling traffic

Examples of traffic light in a sentence

  1. Take a left at the traffic light.

1912

First Known Use of traffic light

1912


TRAFFIC LIGHT Defined for English Language Learners

traffic light

noun

Definition of traffic light for English Language Learners

  • : an electric lamp that usually has a red, a green, and a yellow light and that is used to control traffic


TRAFFIC LIGHT Defined for Kids

traffic light

noun

Definition of traffic light for Students

  1. :  a visual signal (as a set of colored lights) for controlling the flow of vehicles



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