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yellow light

noun
1.
a yellow traffic light, usually preceding a signal halting traffic in a particular direction.
Origin
1970-1975
1970-75
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  • The window was open, and the moon was flooding the cliffs and sea with a great tide of yellow light.
  • And while blue light causes these brain cells to fire, yellow light stops them.
  • But a simultaneous flash of yellow light can block that spike.
  • And when this light-sensitive protein binds to calcium, it radiates yellow light.
  • yellow light from a table lamp pours onto the book and dimly illuminates the cozy brown room.
  • There, the yellow light of the street lamps reflects off the granite palaces and convents built centuries ago.
  • Look for the illuminated yellow light atop its roof indicating the cab is available.
  • The bright yellow light in the tongue of the flame comes from incandescent soot particles.
  • What's more, one of the proteins responds to yellow light, while the other reacts to blue.
  • Renewed rapid inflation at the consumer level, another yellow light, is also not visible.

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