rear light

rear lamp


noun

a red light, usually one of a pair, attached to the rear of a motor vehicleAlso called: tail-light, tail lamp

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Example sentences from the Web for rear light

  • "I feel a bit uneasy about our Candidate," said the Chairman as we watched the rear-light turn the corner.

    Foe-Farrell|Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch
  • Down in the darkness beyond Dave made out the red, rear-light of the Basswood automobile.

    Dave Porter At Bear Camp|Edward Stratemeyer