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The lights on a car or other road vehicle

blinkers

noun

the indicators on a car

brake light

noun

a light on the back of a vehicle that comes on when you use the brakes

brights

noun

car headlights (=lights on the front of a car) when they are shining as brightly as possible

flasher

noun

a light that flashes on and off on a vehicle as a warning signal

fog light

noun

a bright light on a car that helps drivers to see in the fog

full beam

noun

the headlights on a vehicle that shine as brightly as possible

hazard light

noun

one of the lights on a car that flash on and off to warn other drivers that there may be danger

headlamp

noun

a headlight

headlight

noun

one of the two lights on the front of a vehicle, used for driving at night

indicator

noun

one of the lights on a car that shows in which direction it is turning

light

noun

one of the lights on a car or other vehicle

reversing light

noun

a light at the back of a car that warns other drivers that the vehicle is going backwards

sidelight

noun

one of the two small lights next to the main front lights on a car

tail light

noun

one of the red lights on either side of the back of a vehicle

turn signal

noun

an indicator on a car

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