brake light


noun

a taillight that lights up as the driver of a vehicle steps on the brake pedal to slow down or stop.

Nearby words

  1. brake band,
  2. brake drum,
  3. brake fade,
  4. brake fluid,
  5. brake horsepower,
  6. brake lining,
  7. brake pad,
  8. brake parachute,
  9. brake pedal,
  10. brake shoe

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British Dictionary definitions for brake light

brake light

noun

a red light attached to the rear of a motor vehicle that lights up when the brakes are applied, serving as a warning to following driversAlso called: stoplight
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