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headlight

noun
     
headlight
Related topics: Motor Vehicles
head‧light also headlamp [countable usually plural]
1TTC one of the large lights at the front of a vehicle, or the beam of light produced by this:
Suddenly, a figure appeared in my headlights.
2

like a rabbit/deer caught in headlights

so frightened or confused that you do not know what to do

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