Definition of traffic lights in English:

traffic lights

Line breaks: traf|fic lights
Pronunciation: /ˈtrafɪklʌɪts
(also traffic light or traffic signal)


A set of automatically operated coloured lights, typically red, amber, and green, for controlling traffic at road junctions, pedestrian crossings, and roundabouts.
More example sentences
  • As this study focuses on urban areas, a bunch could normally mean a cluster of vehicles released from an upstream traffic signal during the green time.
  • Getting stuck at the traffic signal at Silk Board Junction can lead one beyond road rage.
  • Simulating the presence of a large motor vehicle in an inductive loop of a vehicular traffic signal light control system

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