Definition of Rear lamp

1. Noun. Lamp (usually red) mounted at the rear of a motor vehicle.

Exact synonyms: Rear Light, Tail Lamp, Taillight
Group relationships: Electrical System
Generic synonyms: Lamp



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Rear Lamp

rear-horse
rear-view mirror
rear-view mirrors
rear admiral
rear admiral (lower half)
rear admiral (upper half)
rear admiral lower half
rear admiral upper half
rear back
rear double biceps
rear echelon
rear echelons
rear end
rear gunner
rear gunners
rear lamp (current term)
rear light
rear of barrel
rear of tube
rear up
rear window
rear windows
rearchitect
rearchitected
rearchitecting
rearchitects
reard
reards
reared
reared up

Literary usage of Rear lamp

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

1. Dyke's Automobile and Gasoline Engine Encyclopedia by Andrew Lee Dyke (1920)
"If the rear lamp should burn out. the instrument lamp would not burn and vice versa. This is an advantage, because the law requires that rear light burn ..."

2. The Horseless Age (1909)
"108, had a smashed rear light and the Pierce, No. g, had also a broken rear lamp. In addition Xo. 8 did not carry his lamp on the bracket for several days ..."

3. Journal by New York (State). Legislature. Senate (1915)
"The rays of I such] the rear lamp on any motor vehicle shall shine upon the number plate carried on the rear of such vehicle in such manner as to render the ..."

4. The Law of Motor Vehicles by Berkeley Reynolds Davids (1911)
"The white rays of such rear lamp shall shine upon the number plate carried on the rear of such vehicle. The light of the front lamps shall be visible at ..."

5. Motors and Motor-driving by Alfred Harmsworth Northcliffe (1906)
"... rear lamp is not in respect of its red light, but in its capacity of showing up by a white light the figures on the number-plate. ..."

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