tail light

tail light
tail lamp or tail light noun (esp N American)
A usu red light carried at the back of a train, tram, car or other vehicle
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tail light UK US noun [countable] [singular tail light plural tail lights]
one of the red lights on either side of the back of a vehicle
Thesaurus: lights on a car or other road vehiclehyponym

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tail light, or tail|light «TAYL LYT», noun.
a warning light, usually red, at the rear of a car, truck, train, or other vehicle.

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ˈtail light [tail light tail lights] noun
a red light at the back of a car, bicycle or train

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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