stoplight

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n stoplight a visual signal to control the flow of traffic at intersections
    • n stoplight a red light on the rear of a motor vehicle that signals when the brakes are applied to slow or stop
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Quotations

  • Sesame Street
    Sesame Street
    “Love and stoplights can be cruel.”

Usage

In literature:

One's driveway wasn't exactly equipped with a stoplight so that one sentence bordered on sarcasm.
"Corpus of a Siam Mosquito" by Steven Sills
The car slowed down for a stoplight.
"The Hanging Stranger" by Philip K. Dick
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In news:

The traffic flow at the intersection of N.C 581 and Pikeville-Princeton Road northwest of Goldsboro was enough to warrant converting what had been a two-way stop into a four-way, but not enough for a stoplight , state Dept.
Dudley fire chief says stoplight caused wreck.
A long-sought-after stoplight is still out of reach for Howard Lake, said Assistant Traffic Engineer Tom Dumont of the Minnesota Department of Transportation.
LAS VEGAS — Police believe a 50-year-old Las Vegas man may have been under the influence when his Ford Escape drove up onto an island and slammed into a stoplight post.
Soon in your town, around any corner, at any stoplight, the beast called the Timber Wolf C2 may be on the road leading to the "Taillight Zone.".
More traffic, more construction, more stoplights, I can hardly wait.
Traffic Pattern Changes Near Stoplight at LaBarr Meadows and 49.
I was at a stoplight at the intersection of Stapleton and state Highway 500.
When you're sitting at a stoplight or stuck in traffic—and you're lucky enough to be behind the wheel of a new.
Charlottesville police say a driver has been charged after her car went through a stoplight and struck a police cruiser .
Project eliminates 1 lane of traffic, installs stoplights for cyclists.
For the first time in Chicago, bicyclists will have their own stoplight, and there are sensors in the road that know when cars are at the intersection.
Michael Jakscht received the sentence on Nov 16 after being convicted of several counts in a crash at a Phoenix stoplight in 2010.
Oregon Department of Transportation vetoes 'flawed' stoplight plan.
A pedestrian was struck by a vehicle and sustained major injuries in an accident that occurred at the stoplight intersection of Route 2 and Maple Tree Place Road.
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In science:

New red bulbs for stoplights to be brighter, longer lasting.
Increasing Market Penetration of LED Traffic Signals in New York State: Review of Articles and Information on LED Traffic Signals
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