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traffic light Syllabification: traf·fic light
Pronunciation: /ˈtrafik ˌlīt/
(also traffic signal)

Definition of traffic light in English:


A set of automatically operated colored lights, typically red, amber, and green, for controlling traffic at road junctions and crosswalks.
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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