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running light

any of various lights required to be displayed by a vessel or aircraft operating between sunset and sunrise.
Origin of running light
1880-85 Unabridged
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Examples from the web for running light
  • The modification to the headlight system shall not interfere or cause any feedback with the existing daytime running light system.
  • In addition, the ship was running light because of all the fuel consumed during this cruise.
  • And then that's the mast headlight and then this is called the running light.
British Dictionary definitions for running light

running light

(nautical) one of several white, red, or green lights displayed by vessels operating at night
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