from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. See headlight.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. An individual headlight, particularly of a motor vehicle.
- n. A flashlight worn on head.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A powerful light with a reflector, attached to the front of an automobile, locomotive, or other vehicle; called also headlight.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a powerful light with reflector; attached to the front of an automobile or locomotive
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I even had an old Unity Blue headlamp from a former firetruck that was used but with running road lamp.
And the added benefit of the headlamp is that it really lets the shine of the silk show through, and brings out the color variations while I knit.
The worst is walking in a field with a headlamp only shining a few feet in front of you and all of a sudden a skunk pops into view.
My headlamp seemed to be absolutely feeble even though the batteries were quite new.
I know we never announced the winner of the last caption contest for the Petzl headlamp, but let's give this one a week, plus a couple of days and I'll announce the winners together.
He has spent about $7,500 to buy his own gear, which includes gloves, a helmet, a pack, climbing boots, a headlamp, sleeping gear including a sleeping bag that can keep him warm in temperatures as cold as negative 20 degrees, trekking poles, and undergarments and fleece outer garments.
I manage to knock off my headlamp, and everything goes black.
There was a completely delightful visage of writers from dapper individuals bedecked in bowtie and hats in jaunty angles to those disheveled ‘deer caught in the headlamp stares’ as newly published authors; hard to fathom that their manuscript had caught the imagination of a publishing house, clambered onto stage to face hundreds of admiring fans.
Other times, though, I can see the appeal of splitting off from society, hopping trains, healing my friends with flower essences, and reading anti-government graphic novels late into the night with my headlamp.
As night fell I kept on the trail until I realized I needed help, I hung my headlamp in a tree, right on the trail and called my dad, I went back to my truck to wait for him to arrive with a lantern.