Definition of "headlamp" []

  • See headlight. (noun)
  • A powerful light, equipped with a reflector and attached to the front of a motor vehicle, locomotive, etc (noun)

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Use "headlamp" in a sentence
  • "I even had an old Unity Blue headlamp from a former firetruck that was used but with running road lamp."
  • "And the added benefit of the headlamp is that it really lets the shine of the silk show through, and brings out the color variations while I knit."
  • "The worst is walking in a field with a headlamp only shining a few feet in front of you and all of a sudden a skunk pops into view."