headlight

[ hed-lahyt ]
/ ˈhɛdˌlaɪt /

noun

a light or lamp, usually equipped with a reflector, on the front of an automobile, locomotive, etc.

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Origin of headlight

An Americanism dating back to 1860–65; head + light1
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British Dictionary definitions for headlight

headlight

headlamp

/ (ˈhɛdˌlaɪt) /

noun

a powerful light, equipped with a reflector and attached to the front of a motor vehicle, locomotive, etcSee also quartz-iodine lamp
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