stoplight

[ stop-lahyt ]
/ ˈstɒpˌlaɪt /

noun

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Origin of stoplight

First recorded in 1925–30; stop + light1
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British Dictionary definitions for stoplight

stoplight
/ (ˈstɒpˌlaɪt) /

noun

a red light on a traffic signal indicating that vehicles or pedestrians coming towards it should stop
another word for brake light
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