headlamp

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headlamp

1. Lighting device fitted to a vehicle and used to provide illumination on the road. 2. A lamp strapped to the forehead of a surgeon or miner, enabling light to be directed where required leaving both hands free.
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Londoners were found to be most clueless about car lights, with Northern Ireland motorists most likely to forget to put their lights on.
The light given off by these headlights is very much brighter than ordinary car lights but they are less dazzling and ought to be an advantage to other motorists.
MIRACLE: The car lights shine from the undergrowth just feet from the Lagan; "SCENE: Wrecked fence
MOTORISTS can get their car lights, tyres and exhaust checked free of charge at a Rugby repair centre.
Hanging near the stones, placed in such a way that the viewer could only see one at a time, four white video monitors each played a continuous loop - of car lights approaching in a snowstorm, a man opening and closing a door, a half-naked woman pushing up a crumbling photo backdrop, or a man floating underwater with his eyes open - that had been isolated from a film (Antonioni's are a favorite source) and then slowed down and repeated.
30am with his car lights on full beam, dazzling motorists coming in the opposite direction, Gateshead magistrates were told.
Firefighters from Ferndale and Pontypridd were called out just after 11pm yesterday when witnesses reported car lights disappearing off the road down the mountainside near New Street, Blaenllechau, near Ferndale.
The petrol station assistant turned his car lights off, sped through a red light, mounted the pavement and hit 80mph in a 30mph zone.
There was a traffic (officer) on Tuesday, but he didn't have his car lights on.
Heavy wood smoke lies so densely in some areas that residents are forced to wear masks or stay indoors and drivers must use their car lights during the day just to see ahead within the two blocks of visibility.