yellow light


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Noun1.yellow light - the signal to proceed with cautionyellow light - the signal to proceed with caution  
traffic light, traffic signal, stoplight - a visual signal to control the flow of traffic at intersections
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keltainenvalo
References in classic literature ?
Santos looked of uncanny stature in the low yellow light, from my pillow close to the earth.
The river, which had a certain amount of troubled yellow light in it, ran with great force; bulky barges floated down swiftly escorted by tugs; police boats shot past everything; the wind went with the current.
The carriage lamps shed a yellow light on a rough-looking road which seemed to be cut through bushes and low-growing things which ended in the great expanse of dark apparently spread out before and around them.
She stood just where the warm yellow light flooded her from the open door.
I started from my sleep with horror; a cold dew covered my forehead, my teeth chattered, and every limb became convulsed; when, by the dim and yellow light of the moon, as it forced its way through the window shutters, I beheld the wretch --the miserable monster whom I had created.
After a considerable time had elapsed without any manifestation, and many of the crowd had gone away, all those remaining began to observe that the interior of the store was suffused with a dim, yellow light.
When next I awoke, a sickly yellow light was filtering in on me.
The yellow light poured through the trees and the leaves seemed to burn with soft fires.
The moon had set, but the night was so transparent that the white house-fronts between the elms looked gray against the snow, clumps of bushes made black stains on it, and the basement windows of the church sent shafts of yellow light far across the endless undulations.
Three parts of my picture consisted entirely of different shades of dirty brown and black; the fourth being composed of a ray of yellow light falling upon the wrinkled face of a treacle-colored old man.
The figure of a woman was silhouetted against the yellow light of the hall.
A blaze of yellow light streamed out upon us, and in the centre of the glare there stood a small man with a very high head, a bristle of red hair all round the fringe of it, and a bald, shining scalp which shot out from among it like a mountain-peak from fir-trees.