Definition of Sidelight

1. Noun. 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.

Exact synonyms: Running Light
Generic synonyms: Light, Light Source



Definition of Sidelight

1. Noun. A light found at the side of something; especially of a vehicle. ¹

2. Noun. A window found at one or both sides of a door. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Sidelight

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Sidelight

sideglance
sideglanced
sideglancer
sideglancers
sideglances
sideglancing
sidehead
sideheads
sidehill
sidehills
sidekick
sidekicks
sidelength
sidelengths
sideless
sidelight (current term)
sidelights
sideline
sideline cut
sidelined
sideliner
sideliners
sidelines
sideling
sidelining
sideload
sideloaded
sideloading
sideloads
sidelobe

Literary usage of Sidelight

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1. Cicero: A Sketch of His Life and Works by Hannis Taylor, Mary Lillie Taylor Hunt (1916)
"... An interesting sidelight. ... lished a new style of philosophic discussion.37 We have an interesting sidelight in the letter ..."

2. Wilson's Photographic Magazine (1900)
"We will also suppose we are working with a top and sidelight, ... My sidelight is covered with material so thick that every trace of light can be ..."

3. Law and Order in Industry by Julius Henry Cohen (1916)
"CHAPTER VH A sidelight BEFORE proceeding further with the study of the cloak and suit industry, let us turn to another experiment in another city, ..."

4. Lochaber in War & Peace: Being a Record of Historical Incidents, Legends by William T. Kilgour (1908)
"... his penance—sidelight on language in Kilmallie in 1623— Notable burials in Kilmallie—Interments in the islands—Shipbuilding, and the forging of swords. ..."

5. The Columbia Race Riots by William Frederic Worner (1921)
"A sidelight of the War of the Revolution.* (By HON. CI LANDIS) On the 29th ulto. the late committee of this Borough met on a complaint made to them that a ..."

6. Missing the Lifeboat? by Gyeorgos Ceres Hatonn (1994)
"A BRANCH DAVIDIAN TRIAL sidelight Gladys Ottman--Menace To Society Protected by the Government and The Salvation Army When the Mt. Carmel retreat of the ..."

7. Steel Ship Builder's Handbook: An Encyclopedia of the Names of Parts, Tools by Clarence Westgate Cook (1918)
"sidelight.3—A metal frame riveted in the shell of a vessel and carrying heavy ... sidelight Cover.—A galvanized iron cover with rubber bearing which is ..."

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