Head light


a light or lamp, usually equipped with a reflector, on the front of an automobile, locomotive, etc.

1860–65, Americanism; head + light1

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headlight or headlamp (ˈhɛdˌlaɪt)
See also quartz-iodine lamp a powerful light, equipped with a reflector and attached to the front of a motor vehicle, locomotive, etc
headlamp or headlamp

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