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sidelight

noun [C] uk   /ˈsaɪd.laɪt/ us  

sidelight noun [C] (LIGHT)

UK ( US parking light) either of the two smaller lights fixed on the front of a car
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sidelight noun [C] (INFORMATION)

a piece of extra information that helps you understand something in a slightly new way: What he said threw/cast an interesting sidelight on what had happened.
Translations of “sidelight”
in Korean 주차등…
in Arabic ضَوء جانِبي…
in Portuguese lanterna…
in Catalan llum de posició…
in Japanese 車幅灯, スモールランプ…
in Italian luce di posizione…
in Chinese (Traditional) 燈, (汽車)側燈…
in Chinese (Simplified) 灯, (汽车)侧灯…
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