traffic signal

traffic signal
a visual signal to control the flow of traffic at intersections
Syn: ↑traffic light, ↑stoplight
Hypernyms: ↑light
Hyponyms: ↑green light, ↑go-ahead, ↑red light, ↑yellow light

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noun or traffic light also traffic control signal
: a usually electrically operated signal (as a system of colored lights) for warning and controlling traffic

a car racing its motor, waiting for the traffic signal to turn green

— compare wigwag signal

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traffic signal,
= traffic light. (Cf.traffic light)

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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