headlamp
noun Date: 1885 headlight

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • headlamp — head lamp (h[e^]d l[a^]mp ), n. A powerful light with a reflector, attached to the front of an automobile, locomotive, or other vehicle; called also {headlight}. Syn: headlight. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • headlamp — ☆ headlamp [hed′lamp΄ ] n. Chiefly Brit. HEADLIGHT …   English World dictionary

  • Headlamp — Headlight redirects here. For other uses, see Headlight (disambiguation). High Beams redirects here. For the urban legend also known by that name, see Killer in the backseat. A motor scooter s front with an impractical number and variety of… …   Wikipedia

  • headlamp — UK [ˈhedˌlæmp] / US noun [countable] Word forms headlamp : singular headlamp plural headlamps British a headlight …   English dictionary

  • headlamp — In Britain, headlamp refers to the actual unit, whereas headlight is used for the unit as well as for its function and where emphasis is on the actual light produced by the lamp. In North America the terms are interchangeable. Also see circular… …   Dictionary of automotive terms

  • headlamp — Headlight Head light (h[e^]d l[imac]t ), n. (Engin.) A light, with a powerful reflector, placed at the front of a vehicle such as an automobile, truck, locomotive etc., to throw light on the road or track ahead of the vehicle at night, or in… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • headlamp — /hed lamp /, n. headlight. Also, headlamp. [1880 85] * * * …   Universalium

  • headlamp — noun a) An individual headlight, particularly of a motor vehicle. The automobile headlamp uses either a parabolic reflector or a slight modification of it to obtain a concentrated light beam. b) A flashlight worn on head …   Wiktionary

  • headlamp — [[t]he̱dlæmp[/t]] headlamps N COUNT A headlamp is the same as a headlight. [BRIT] …   English dictionary

  • HEADLAMP — Health and Environment Analysis for Decision Making: Linkage and Monitoring Project …   Medical dictionary

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