Definition of high beam in English:

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high beam

Pronunciation: /ˈhī ˌbēm/


North American The brightest setting of a vehicle’s headlights.
Example sentences
  • On the way to pick her up from her apartment, I was tailed by this black Porsche Cayenne with its headlights on high beam.
  • I also had my headlight on high beam, which is recommended by the Motorcycle Safety Foundation.
  • I still see four and five people riding on one bike - almost none are wearing helmets, but their headlights are on high beam so maybe we are halfway there.

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Syllabification: high beam

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