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Belisha beacon

(bəˈliːʃə)
n
(Civil Engineering) a flashing light in an orange globe mounted on a post, indicating a pedestrian crossing on a road
[C20: named after Leslie Hore-Belisha (1893–1957), British politician]
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Belisha beacon

(o.f.) [bɪˌlɪʃəˈbiːkən] Nposte m luminoso (de cruce de peatones)
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Contract notice: Supply of Bollards and Belisha Beacons.
Zebra crossings would be replaced by brightly coloured biscuit wrapping and Belisha beacons were to be replaced by flashing Teacakes.
e adjacent Belisha beacons were named after the minister of transport in the 1930s, Leslie Hore-Belisha (1893-1957).
SINCE February 5, 2015, both belisha beacons have been unlit on the zebra crossing on Village Road, Cramlington, beside the Mayfield Cemetery.
They marched across the road between two imitation Belisha beacons, waving placards and shouting "we want a crossing".
That's right - a British road crossing, complete with orange Belisha beacons, and with original instructions for its correct positioning engraved in English on the glass frontage of a nearby French office building.
Belisha Beacons had only been introduced the year before in 1934 so traffic control signals were very topical in 1935.
Belisha beacons had been installed as part of a pounds 185,000 highways programme, which included traffic calming, road resurfacing and new pavements, on Huddersfield Road in Meltham.
Anthony Green Appledore Road, Cardiff HOW long does it take Cardiff council's highways department to fix the Belisha beacons by the shops on Countisbury Avenue, Llanrumney?
The dimly-lit, old-fashioned belisha beacons are completely unsuitable for one of Sutton Coldfield's busiest commuter roads, they say.
You should have realised it must be at least somewhere around the 1940s, simply by observing the cars, the fashion and the Belisha beacons.