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side·light

 (sīd′līt′)
n.
1. A light coming from the side.
2. Nautical Either of two lights, red to port, green to starboard, shown by ships at night.
3. A piece of incidental or contrasting information.
4. Usage Problem An additional activity; a sideline.
Usage Note: Sidelight is sometimes used to refer to an additional activity, no doubt by confusion with sideline. The Usage Panel does not cotton to this usage, with 77 percent rejecting it in our 2008 survey in He started his own trio in 1990. As a sidelight, he worked with Freddie Hubbard.

sidelight

(ˈsaɪdˌlaɪt)
n
1. light coming from the side
2. (Building) a side window
3. (Nautical Terms) either of the two navigational running lights used by vessels at night, a red light on the port and a green on the starboard
4. (Automotive Engineering) Brit either of two small lights on the front of a motor vehicle, used to indicate the presence of the vehicle at night rather than to assist the driver
5. additional or incidental information

side•light

(ˈsaɪdˌlaɪt)

n.
1. an item of incidental information.
2. a red light on the port side or a green on the starboard carried by a vessel under way at night.
3. light coming from the side.
4. a window at the side of a door or another window.
[1600–10]

sidelight

(automobile) parking light
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.sidelight - light carried by a boat that indicates the boat's direction; vessels at night carry a red light on the port bow and a green light on the starboard bow
light source, light - any device serving as a source of illumination; "he stopped the car and turned off the lights"
Translations
ضَوْءٌ جَانِبِيّمِصباح جانِبي
boční světlo
parkeringslyssidelys
sivuvalo
žmigavac
oldalvilágítás
hliîarljós
側灯
차폭등
bočné svetlo
sidobelysning
ไฟข้าง
borda feneriyan ışıkyan lambalar
đèn hiệu

sidelight

[ˈsaɪdlaɪt] N
1. (Aut) → luz f lateral
2. (fig) → detalle m incidental, información f incidental (on relativo a)

sidelight

[ˈsaɪdlaɪt] n [car] → veilleuse f

sidelight

[ˈsaɪdˌlaɪt] n (Aut) → luce f di posizione

side

(said) noun
1. (the ground beside) an edge, border or boundary line. He walked round the side of the field; He lives on the same side of the street as me.
2. a surface of something. A cube has six sides.
3. one of the two of such surfaces which are not the top, bottom, front, or back. There is a label on the side of the box.
4. either surface of a piece of paper, cloth etc. Don't waste paper – write on both sides!
5. the right or left part of the body. I've got a pain in my side.
6. a part or division of a town etc. He lives on the north side of the town.
7. a slope (of a hill). a mountain-side.
8. a point of view; an aspect. We must look at all sides of the problem.
9. a party, team etc which is opposing another. Whose side are you on?; Which side is winning?
adjective
additional, but less important. a side issue.
-side
(the ground etc beside) the edge of something. He walked along the dockside/quayside; a roadside café.
-sided
having (a certain number or type of) sides. a four-sided figure.
ˈsidelong adjective, adverb
from or to the side; not directly. a sidelong glance; He glanced sidelong.
ˈsideways adjective, adverb
to or towards one side. He moved sideways; a sideways movement.
ˈsideburns noun plural
the usually short hair grown on the side of a man's face in front of the ears.
side effect
an additional (often bad) effect of a drug etc. These pills have unpleasant side effects.
ˈsidelight noun
a light fixed to the side, or at the side of the front or back, of a car, boat etc. He switched his sidelights on when it began to get dark.
ˈsideline noun
1. a business etc carried on outside one's regular job or activity. He runs a mail-order business as a sideline.
2. the line marking one of the long edges of a football pitch etc.
ˈsidelines noun plural
the position or point of view of a person not actually taking part in a sport, argument etc. He threw in the occasional suggestion from the sidelines.
side road
a small, minor road.
ˈsidesteppast tense, past participle ˈsidestepped verb
1. to step to one side. He sidestepped as his attacker tried to grab him.
2. to avoid. to sidestep a problem.
ˈside-street noun
a small, minor street. The man ran down a side-street and disappeared.
ˈsidetrack verb
to turn (a person) aside from what he was about to do. I intended to write letters this evening, but was sidetracked into going to the pictures instead.
ˈsidewalk noun
(American) a pavement or footpath.
from all sides
from every direction. People were running towards him from all sides.
on all sides
all around. With enemies on all sides, we were trapped.
side by side
beside one another; close together. They walked along the street side by side.
side with
to give support to in an argument etc. Don't side with him against us!
take sides
to choose to support a particular opinion, group etc against another. Everybody in the office took sides in the dispute.

sidelight

ضَوْءٌ جَانِبِيّ boční světlo parkeringslys Parklicht φεγγίτης luz de posición sivuvalo feu de position žmigavac luce di posizione 側灯 차폭등 zijlicht sidelys światło pozycyjne luz lateral боковое освещение sidobelysning ไฟข้าง yan lambalar đèn hiệu 侧灯
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