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taillight

[teyl-lahyt] /ˈteɪlˌlaɪt/
noun
1.
a light, usually red, at the rear of an automobile, train, etc.
Also called tail lamp.
Origin
1835-1845
1835-45; tail1 + light1
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  • In addition, other snowmobilers have believed the red headlight cap to actually be a taillight or brake light.
  • Operation at night-When operating during the hours between dusk and dawn a snowmobile must use a lighted headlight and taillight.
  • The lake contains swamp species, including the endangered taillight shiner and swamp darter.
  • Use a bright headlight, taillight, reflective material and light colored clothing at night and when visibility is poor.
  • Use of a headlight and taillight are important when riding at night.
  • Headlight and taillight are required for operation at night.
  • To open this second compartment it was necessary to remove the rear taillight components.
  • If you're riding at night, make sure your bike has reflectors and a headlight and taillight.
  • The lake supports swamp species, including the endangered taillight shiner and swamp darter.
  • We are called to be a headlight, and not a taillight.

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