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Streetlight Meaning and Definition in Dictionary

Definitions from Wordnet 2.0

  • a lamp supported on a lamppost; for illuminating a street

Definitions from Wiktionary

  • a lamp supported on a lamppost; for illuminating a street

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Streetlight Meaning and Definition in Wikipedia

A streetlight is a light bulb on a pole used for lighting streets. Streets can be lit for safety or visibility reasons, so people can see where they are walking at night. Streetlights are normally either orange or blue. The blue ones are mercury-vapor lamps. They are older and last longer. The orange ones are sodium vapor lamps. They are newer and more efficient.

'Streetlight' example sentence in quotations

* Isn't it funny how we'll look out the window at the moon, and then we notice it's not the moon but a streetlight Also what's funny is how we do this every night. - Jack Handey Deep Thoughts

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Streetlight Sample Sentences in News

  • Streetlight replacement slows east side traffic - Tucson News Now
    TUCSON, AZ (Tucson News Now) - Median streetlight pole replacement on the east side will slow traffic most of the day tomorrow. This will take place on Speedway Boulevard between Alamo Avenue and Wilmot Road, between 9 a.m. and 1 p.m. Read more on this news related to 'Streetlight'
  • Ex’pression College Student Completes Musical Residency at Hip San Jose Performance Venue
    Tess Dunn, a Sound Arts student at Ex’pression College’s San Jose campus, will be completing a two-month performance residency at Streetlight Records in San Jose on Saturday, February 21. Dunn is the first music artist to be invited by Streetlight for such an engagement, which featured performances by Dunn of music from “Daydreamers”, her critically acclai Read more on this news related to 'Streetlight'
  • Council makes appointments, conducts interviews
    The active transportation committee took center stage during Monday evenings Mount Shasta City Council meeting, along with a presentation of the LED streetlight system update and continued public discussion of the water meter installation project.City manager Paul Eckert presented a report including an overview of the process for the June 2 special election for a Read more on this news related to 'Streetlight'

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