Definition of Headlamp

1. Noun. A powerful light with reflector; attached to the front of an automobile or locomotive.

Exact synonyms: Headlight
Group relationships: Electrical System
Specialized synonyms: Foglamp
Terms within: Fresnel Lens
Generic synonyms: Light, Light Source



Definition of Headlamp

1. Noun. An individual headlight, particularly of a motor vehicle. ¹

2. Noun. A flashlight worn on head. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Headlamp

1. a light on the front of a car [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Headlamp

headhunter
headhunters
headhunting
headhuntings
headhunts
headier
headies
headiest
headily
headiness
headinesses
heading
headings
headish
headkerchief
headlamp (current term)
headlamps
headland
headlands
headlap
headlaps
headless
headlessly
headlessness
headlessnesses
headlight
headlighting
headlightings
headlights
headlike

Literary usage of Headlamp

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Light's Labour's Lost: Policies for Energy-Efficient Lighting by Paul Waide, Satoshi Tanishima, International Energy Agency (2006)
"Box 7.3 The Hello LED headlamp The prototype LED headlamp developed by Hella and Stanley Electric. Hella from France, with its partner Stanley Electric from ..."

2. Architecture Goes Wild by Kas Oosterhuis (2002)
"300M evolution The headlamp has become an active organ in the body of the car. ln the thirties, the headlamp was a separate component mounted on the front ..."

3. Dyke's Automobile and Gasoline Engine Encyclopedia by Andrew Lee Dyke (1920)
"The "door" to the headlamp ma; be fastened on in one of several ways. ... If no hinge shows, and the "door" overlaps the shell of the headlamp, ..."

4. The Gasoline Automobile by Peter Martin Heldt (1918)
"This operation should be performed on one headlamp at a time so as to be certain that each headlamp is correctly focused. FIG. ..."

5. Transactions by National Safety Council, Association of Iron and Steel Engineers (1918)
"FORMULATION OF SPECIFICATIONS These specifications were formulated around the conclusion as above stated, requiring tests made with a pair of headlamp ..."

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