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A road signal for directing vehicular traffic by means of colored lights, typically red for stop, green for go, and yellow for proceed with caution. Also called stoplight, traffic signal.
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one of a set of coloured lights placed at crossroads, junctions, etc, to control the flow of traffic. A red light indicates that traffic must stop and a green light that it may go: usually an amber warning light is added between the red and the green
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a set of electrically operated signal lights used to direct or control traffic at intersections.
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|Noun||1.||traffic light - a visual signal to control the flow of traffic at intersections|
light - a visual warning signal; "they saw the light of the beacon"; "there was a light at every corner"
red light - the signal to stop
yellow light - the signal to proceed with caution
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