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head·light

 (hĕd′līt′)
n.
A light with a reflector and lens mounted on the front of a locomotive, automobile, or other vehicle. Also called headlamp.

headlight

(ˈhɛdˌlaɪt) or

headlamp

n
(Automotive Engineering) a powerful light, equipped with a reflector and attached to the front of a motor vehicle, locomotive, etc. See also quartz-iodine lamp

head•light

(ˈhɛdˌlaɪt)

n.
a light or lamp, usu. equipped with a reflector, on the front of an automobile, locomotive, etc.
[1860–65, Amer.]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.headlight - a powerful light with reflectorheadlight - a powerful light with reflector; attached to the front of an automobile or locomotive
electrical system - equipment in a motor vehicle that provides electricity to start the engine and ignite the fuel and operate the lights and windshield wiper and heater and air conditioner and radio
foglamp - headlight that provides strong beam for use in foggy weather
Fresnel lens - lens composed of a number of small lenses arranged to make a lightweight lens of large diameter and short focal length
light source, light - any device serving as a source of illumination; "he stopped the car and turned off the lights"
Translations
مِصْباح أمامي في السيّارَهمِصْبَاحٌ أَمَامِيّ
far
přední světloreflektorsvětlomet
forlygte
ajovaloetuvalo
prednja svjetla
fényszóró
framljós
ヘッドライトヘッドランプ
전조등
predné svetlo
žaromet
helljusstrålkastare
ไฟหน้าของรถยนต์
đèn pha

headlight

[ˈhɛdlaɪt] nphare m

headlight

[ˈhɛdˌlaɪt] headlamp [ˈhɛdˌlæmp] n (Aut) → faro, fanale m

head

(hed) noun
1. the top part of the human body, containing the eyes, mouth, brain etc; the same part of an animal's body. The stone hit him on the head; He scratched his head in amazement.
2. a person's mind. An idea came into my head last night.
3. the height or length of a head. The horse won by a head.
4. the chief or most important person (of an organization, country etc). Kings and presidents are heads of state; (also adjective) a head waiter; the head office.
5. anything that is like a head in shape or position. the head of a pin; The boy knocked the heads off the flowers.
6. the place where a river, lake etc begins. the head of the Nile.
7. the top, or the top part, of anything. Write your address at the head of the paper; the head of the table.
8. the front part. He walked at the head of the procession.
9. a particular ability or tolerance. He has no head for heights; She has a good head for figures.
10. a headmaster or headmistress. You'd better ask the Head.
11. (for) one person. This dinner costs $10 a head.
12. a headland. Beachy Head.
13. the foam on the top of a glass of beer etc.
verb
1. to go at the front of or at the top of (something). The procession was headed by the band; Whose name headed the list?
2. to be in charge of; to be the leader of. He heads a team of scientists investigating cancer.
3. (often with for) to (cause to) move in a certain direction. The explorers headed south; The boys headed for home; You're heading for disaster!
4. to put or write something at the beginning of. His report was headed `Ways of Preventing Industrial Accidents'.
5. (in football) to hit the ball with the head. He headed the ball into the goal.
-headed
having (a certain number or type of) head(s). a two-headed monster; a bald-headed man.
ˈheader noun
1. a fall or dive forwards. He slipped and took a header into the mud.
2. (in football) the act of hitting the ball with the head. He scored with a great header.
ˈheading noun
what is written at the top of a page etc. The teacher said that essays must have a proper heading.
heads noun, adverb
(on) the side of a coin with the head of a king, president etc on it. He tossed the penny and it came down heads.
ˈheadache noun
1. a pain in the head. Bright lights give me a headache.
2. something worrying. Lack of money is a real headache.
ˈheadband noun
a strip of material worn round the head to keep one's hair off one's face.
ˈhead-dress noun
something, usually ornamental, which is worn on, and covers, the head. The tribesmen were wearing head-dresses of fur and feathers.
ˌheadˈfirst adverb
with one's head in front or bent forward. He fell headfirst into a pool of water.
ˈheadgear noun
anything that is worn on the head. Hats, caps and helmets are headgear.
ˈheadlamp noun
a headlight.
ˈheadland noun
a point of land which sticks out into the sea.
ˈheadlight noun
a powerful light at or on the front of a car, lorry, train, ship, aeroplane etc. As it was getting dark, the driver switched on his headlights.
ˈheadline noun
the words written in large letters at the top of newspaper articles. I never read a paper in detail – I just glance at the headlines.
ˈheadlines noun plural
a brief statement of the most important items of news, on television or radio. the news headlines.
ˈheadlong adjective, adverb
1. moving forwards or downwards, with one's head in front. a headlong dive into the pool of water; He fell headlong into a pool of water.
2. (done) without thought or delay, often foolishly. a headlong rush; He rushes headlong into disaster.
head louse
a type of louse that infests the human head.
headˈmasterfeminine headˈmistress noun
the person in charge of a school; the principal.
ˌhead-ˈon adverb, adjective
(usually of cars etc) with the front of one car etc hitting the front of another car etc. a head-on collision; The two cars crashed head-on.
ˈheadphones noun plural
(also ˈearphones) a pair of electronic instruments held over a person's ears, by a metal band over the head, which are connected to a radio. a set of headphones.
ˌheadˈquarters noun singular or plural
(often abbreviated to HQ (eitʃˈkjuː) noun) the place from which the chief officers or leaders of an organization (especially an army) direct and control the activities of that organization. During the election, his house was used as the campaign headquarters.
ˈheadrest noun
a sort of small cushion which supports a person's head, eg as fitted to a dentist's chair, a car seat.
ˈheadscarf, ˈheadsquare nouns
a usually square scarf worn by women over or round the head.
ˈheadstone noun
a stone put at a grave, usually with the name of the dead person on it, the date of his birth and death etc.
ˈheadstrong adjective
(of people) difficult to persuade or control; always doing or wanting to do what they themselves want. a headstrong, obstinate child.
ˈheadwind noun
a wind which is blowing towards one.
above someone's head
too difficult (for someone) to understand. His lecture was well above their heads.
go to someone's head
1. (of alcohol) to make someone slightly drunk. Champagne always goes to my head.
2. (of praise, success etc) to make someone arrogant, foolish etc. Don't let success go to your head.
head off
1. to make (a person, animal etc) change direction. One group of the soldiers rode across the valley to head the bandits off.
2. to go in some direction. He headed off towards the river.
head over heels
1. completely. He fell head over heels in love.
2. turning over completely; headfirst. He fell head over heels into a pond.
heads or tails?
used when tossing a coin, eg to decide which of two people does, gets etc something. Heads or tails? Heads you do the dishes, tails I do them.
keep one's head
to remain calm and sensible in a crisis etc.
lose one's head
to become angry or excited, or to act foolishly in a crisis.
make head or tail of
to understand. I can't make head or tail of these instructions.
make headway
to make progress. We're not making much headway with this new scheme.
off one's head
mad. You must be off your head to work for nothing.

headlight

مِصْبَاحٌ أَمَامِيّ přední světlo forlygte Scheinwerfer προβολέας faro ajovalo, etuvalo phare prednja svjetla fanale anteriore, faro ヘッドライト, ヘッドランプ 전조등 koplamp billykt, frontlys przedni reflektor farol dianteiro фара helljus, strålkastare ไฟหน้าของรถยนต์ ön lamba đèn pha 前灯, 头灯
References in classic literature ?
Already she could see dimly through the fog of smoke the murky headlight of the oncoming engine.
It spread, and got lighter and brighter: soon it had a strong glare like a locomotive headlight; it kept on getting brighter and brighter till it was like the sun peeping above the horizon-line at sea - the big red rays shot high up into the sky.
"'If you try to get rides that way,' I slung at her in Spiggoty Spanish (which they tell me is some different from regular Spanish), 'you'll be taking one smeared all over our cowcatcher and headlight, and it'll be up to my fireman to scrape you off.'
He still admired Claire intensely and experienced disturbing emotions when he beheld her perfect tonneau and wonderful headlights; but he regarded her with a cautious fear.
2019 IIHS 'Top Safety Pick+' is based on 'Good' ratings in the moderate overlap front, driver-side small overlap front, passenger-side small overlap front, side, roof strength, head restraint and headlight tests; a vehicle must also earn no less than an 'Advanced' rating for front-crash prevention.
(https://www.ibtimes.com/volkswagens-tesla-killer-id3-electric-gets-10000-preorders-24-hours-2790975) Volkswagen ((https://finance.yahoo.com/quote/VOW3.DE?p=VOW3.DE&.tsrc=fin-srch) VOW3.DE ) has recalled its Atlas SUVs and Passat sedans for a possible headlight misalignment issue, which could present a safety hazard when driving.
The problem of glare -- caused a headlight's beam having a dazzling effect for oncoming traffic -- is experienced by an estimated 16.1m UK drivers.
To qualify for a 2019 TSP+ award, a vehicle must earn 'Good' ratings in six crashworthiness tests - driver-side small overlap front, passenger-side small overlap front, moderate overlap front, side, roof strength and head restraint and an 'Advanced' or 'Superior' rating for front crash prevention and a 'Good' headlight rating.
How can police a vehicle move around with just one headlight? Salat Osman said.
The light tunnel has also reduced the development time for new headlight, tail light and interior lighting systems, as the number of time-consuming night drives can now be reduced, making progress much quicker.
It also earned superior rating for front crash prevention and a good headlight rating.
"Headlight technology has advanced considerably in recent years, but it is presenting an unwanted, new road safety risk."