from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. The beam of a vehicle's headlight that provides short-range illumination.
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- n. the beam of a car's headlights that provides illumination for a short distance
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Michael Harsch came through the house, stooping his head where the low beam crossed a crooked passage, turned the handle of the sitting-room door, and came in with something of the air of a man who comes home.