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.

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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