Streetlight

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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


  • Kaila Strucke: Family retains attorney Dan Newlin to examine broken streetlight
    The family of the Altamonte Springs girl fatally hit by a pickup while crossing the street with her father earlier this month has retained Orlando attorney Dan Newlin to examine whether a broken streetlight or traffic-signal malfunction contributed to her death. Read more on this news related to 'Streetlight'
  • First phase of streetlight replacement nears end
    Marble Cliff Village Engineer Louis McFarland last week provided council members with an update on the first phase of the village's streetlight project, which got underway earlier this month. Read more on this news related to 'Streetlight'
  • Family of girl killed in crash retains attorney to examine accident details
    The family of the Altamonte Springs girl fatally hit by a pickup while crossing the street with her father earlier this month has retained Orlando attorney Dan Newlin to examine whether a broken streetlight or traffic-signal malfunction contributed to her death. Read more on this news related to 'Streetlight'

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