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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 collision splits car, kills driver
     A car hit a streetlight and split in half, killing the driver and injuring the passenger. Read more on this news related to 'Streetlight'
  • Streetlight Program Paying Dividends
    HARLAN – Harlan Municipal Utilities officials said this week that its current streetlight replacement program already is paying dividends for HMU customers. Read more on this news related to 'Streetlight'
  • Silver Spring Unveils the Next-Generation of Its Smart City Networking Platform
    Today at the Smart City Expo World Congress, Silver Spring Networks, Inc. unveiled the next generation of its multi-application, smart city networking platform. Key advancements to Silver Spring’s IPv6-based networking platform include smart city extensions in the Streetlight.Vision Central Management System software, integrated GPS, a migration path for those Read more on this news related to 'Streetlight'

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