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brake light

n.
A light on the rear of a vehicle that is activated when the brakes are applied.
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brake light

n
(Automotive Engineering) a red light attached to the rear of a motor vehicle that lights up when the brakes are applied, serving as a warning to following drivers. Also called: stoplight
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.brake light - a red light on the rear of a motor vehicle that signals when the brakes are applied to slow or stopbrake light - a red light on the rear of a motor vehicle that signals when the brakes are applied to slow or stop
brake system, brakes - a braking device consisting of a combination of interacting parts that work to slow a motor vehicle
visual signal - a signal that involves visual communication
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Translations
brzdové světlo
bremselys
jarruvalo
stop svjetlo
féklámpa
ブレーキランプ
정지등
bromsljus
ไฟเบรค
đèn phanh

brake light

n(fanalino dello) stop m inv
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

brake light

مِصْباح الفَرامِل brzdové světlo bremselys Bremslicht φως φρένων luz de freno jarruvalo feu de stop stop svjetlo stop ブレーキランプ 정지등 remlicht bremselys światło hamowania luz de freio, luz de travão стоп-сигнал bromsljus ไฟเบรค fren lambası đèn phanh 刹车灯
Multilingual Translator © HarperCollins Publishers 2009
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