from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Slang A light on the instrument panel of a motor vehicle that gives forewarning, as of an overheated engine.
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- n. Any warning light or indicator on the dashboard of a car, designed to alert the driver of problems, such as the parking brake being on or the oil being low.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a colored warning light on an instrument panel (as for low oil pressure)
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