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One of a series of lights that are usually attached to tall poles, are spaced at intervals along a public street or roadway, and are illuminated from dusk to dawn. Also called streetlamp.
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(ˈstriːtˌlaɪt) or


(Civil Engineering) a light, esp one carried on a lamppost, that illuminates a road, etc
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a light, usu. supported by a lamppost, for illuminating a street or road.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.streetlight - a lamp supported on a lamppoststreetlight - a lamp supported on a lamppost; for illuminating a street
lamp - an artificial source of visible illumination
lamppost - a metal post supporting an outdoor lamp (such as a streetlight)
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street light [ˈstriːtlaɪt] nréverbère mstreet lighting néclairage m publicstreet map nplan m des ruesstreet market nmarché m à ciel ouvertstreet people nplgens mpl des ruesstreet plan nplan m des ruesstreet smart adj (US)débrouillard(e), aguerri(e) aux mœurs de la ruestreet sweeper n
(= person) → balayeur m
(= machine) → balayeuse fstreet theatre nthéâtre m de ruestreet value n [drugs] → valeur f à la reventestreet vendor nmarchand m ambulant
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