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dome light

a small light under the roof of an automobile or boat.
a flashing light on the roof of an emergency vehicle, as a police car or ambulance.
Origin of dome light
1955-60 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • Those in back will have to rely on the center dome light, because there are no reading lights, either.
  • Those that display an illuminated dome light can be hailed directly on the street, or you can order one by phone.
  • The fact that your dome light is on, and aimed at your dashboard, doesn't affect your speed north.
  • Each dome light shall be mounted on a dual-gang back box, minimum.
  • Finally, make yourself visible to rescuers by turning on the dome light at night while running the motor.
  • During night hours, keep the dome light on in the car so rescue crews can see your vehicle.
  • Turn on the dome light and flashers to make your vehicle more noticeable.
  • Put bright markers on antenna or windows and shine dome light.
  • Leave the dome light on at night to signal rescuers, and exercise occasionally by clapping hands or moving around.
  • Also, turn on the car's dome light when the car is running.

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