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[hed-lamp] /ˈhɛdˌlæmp/
Origin of headlamp
1880-85 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • In both cases, the whole headlamp unit can be removed and replaced with something better.
  • The camera works in conjunction with laser beams mounted in the headlamp unit.
  • And stick to the woods, keep clear of the road and beware of your headlamp.
  • Reading in the dark with a headlamp could make all the difference.
  • Even if you aren't a climber, you still might find a headlamp useful.
  • In the same manner that headlamp bulbs, etc used to be standardized.
  • Salt crystals on the wood glitter in the light of her headlamp.
  • The researcher trains the light from his headlamp into the orifice.
  • His headlamp lights up a patch of tiny white blobs on the base of a tree.
  • But even more fun is doing it at night with a headlamp and a group of good friends.
British Dictionary definitions for headlamp


a powerful light, equipped with a reflector and attached to the front of a motor vehicle, locomotive, etc See also quartz-iodine lamp
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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