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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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HTF MI newly added the Global (United States, European Union and China) Intelligent LED Car Light Market Study that gives meticulous investigation of current scenario of the Market size, share, demand, growth, trends, and forecast in the coming years.
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