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sidelight

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Motor vehicles
sidelightside‧light /ˈsaɪdlaɪt/ noun [countable] British English 🔊 🔊 TTCone of the two small lights next to the main front lights on a car syn parking light American English
Examples from the Corpus
sidelightA $ 1 million lawsuit, with amusing sidelights and important ramifications for the federal budget debate, must be adjudicated.By four o'clock car sidelights were on, small-eyed in the gathering gloom.In the end we compromised, Singh apologised and I agreed to pay for repairs to his sidelight.Through the frosted window blazed the cold light of winter morning; sidelight, the most harsh.It is an odd sidelight, to coin a phrase, on road accidents.Oscar read it carefully by the sidelights of his huge vehicle.
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