from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A light coming from the side.
  • n. Nautical Either of two lights, red to port, green to starboard, shown by ships at night.
  • n. A piece of incidental or contrasting information.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A light found at the side of something; especially of a vehicle.
  • n. A window found at one or both sides of a door.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. light carried by a boat that indicates the boat's direction; vessels at night carry a red light on the port bow and a green light on the starboard bow


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