Belisha beacon - definition and synonyms

noun [countable] 

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/bəˌliːʃə ˈbiːkən/
singularBelisha beacon
pluralBelisha beacons
  1. a post with a round orange light on top that flashes on and off, used in the UK as a warning to drivers that there is a Zebra crossing (=a special place where cars must stop when people cross the road)