from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A light on the rear of a vehicle that is activated when the brakes are applied. Also called brake light.
- n. See traffic light.
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- n. A traffic control signal, traditionally consisting of three lights colored green, yellow/amber and red meaning proceed, prepare to stop and stop respectively.
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- n. a red light on the rear of a motor vehicle that signals when the brakes are applied to slow or stop
- n. a visual signal to control the flow of traffic at intersections
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