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streetlight (Also streetlights) : Related Words Words similar in meaning to streetlight

lamplighter

  • noun (when gas was used for streetlights) a person who lights and extinguishes streetlights

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lightbulb

  • noun electric lamp consisting of a transparent or translucent glass housing containing a wire filament (usually tungsten) that emits light when heated by electricity
    electric light; light bulb; electric-light bulb; bulb; incandescent lamp.

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outdoor

  • adjective located, suited for, or taking place in the open air
    outside; out-of-door.
    • outdoor clothes
    • badminton and other outdoor games
    • a beautiful outdoor setting for the wedding
  • adjective pertaining to or concerning the outdoors or outdoor activities
    • outdoor education is the area of teacher training concerned with training for outdoor activities

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rear_lamp

  • noun lamp (usually red) mounted at the rear of a motor vehicle
    taillight; rear light; tail lamp.

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neon_lamp

  • noun a lamp consisting of a small gas-discharge tube containing neon at low pressure; luminescence is produced by the action of currents at high frequencies that are wrapped a few turns around the tube
    neon induction lamp; neon tube.

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tornado_lantern

  • noun an oil lamp with a glass chimney and perforated metal lid to protect the flame from high winds; candlestick with a glass chimney
    hurricane lamp; hurricane lantern; storm lantern; storm lamp.

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neon

  • noun a colorless odorless gaseous element that give a red glow in a vacuum tube; one of the six inert gasses; occurs in the air in small amounts
    atomic number 10; Ne.

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streetlight

  • noun a lamp supported on a lamppost; for illuminating a street
    street lamp.

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neon_tube

  • noun a lamp consisting of a small gas-discharge tube containing neon at low pressure; luminescence is produced by the action of currents at high frequencies that are wrapped a few turns around the tube
    neon lamp; neon induction lamp.

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sodium

  • noun a silvery soft waxy metallic element of the alkali metal group; occurs abundantly in natural compounds (especially in salt water); burns with a yellow flame and reacts violently in water; occurs in sea water and in the mineral halite (rock salt)
    Na; atomic number 11.

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flash

  • noun a sudden intense burst of radiant energy
  • noun a momentary brightness

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tail

  • noun the posterior part of the body of a vertebrate especially when elongated and extending beyond the trunk or main part of the body
  • noun the time of the last part of something
    fag end; tail end.
    • the fag end of this crisis-ridden century
    • the tail of the storm

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streetlit

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dark

  • noun absence of light or illumination
    darkness.
  • noun absence of moral or spiritual values
    iniquity; darkness; wickedness.
    • the powers of darkness

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wax_light

  • noun stick of wax with a wick in the middle
    candle; taper.

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storm_lantern

  • noun an oil lamp with a glass chimney and perforated metal lid to protect the flame from high winds; candlestick with a glass chimney
    hurricane lamp; hurricane lantern; tornado lantern; storm lamp.

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jack

  • noun a small worthless amount
    diddlyshit; squat; shit; diddly-squat; diddly-shit; diddly; diddley; diddlysquat; doodly-squat.
    • you don't know jack
  • noun a man who serves as a sailor
    Jack-tar; tar; old salt; sea dog; seaman; gob; seafarer; mariner.

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fluorescent_lamp

  • noun lamp consisting of a tube coated on the inside with a fluorescent material; mercury vapor in the tube emits ultraviolet radiation that is converted to visible radiation by the fluorescent material

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taillight

  • noun lamp (usually red) mounted at the rear of a motor vehicle
    rear lamp; rear light; tail lamp.

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rear

  • noun the back of a military formation or procession
    • infantrymen were in the rear
  • noun the side of an object that is opposite its front
    backside; back end.
    • his room was toward the rear of the hotel

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vapour

  • noun a visible suspension in the air of particles of some substance
    vapor.
  • noun the process of becoming a vapor
    evaporation; vaporisation; vaporization; vapor.

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kerosene_lamp

  • noun a lamp that burns oil (as kerosine) for light
    oil lamp; kerosine lamp.

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jack-o'-lantern

  • noun a pale light sometimes seen at night over marshy ground
    friar's lantern; ignis fatuus; will-o'-the-wisp.
  • noun lantern carved from a pumpkin

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light_bulb

  • noun electric lamp consisting of a transparent or translucent glass housing containing a wire filament (usually tungsten) that emits light when heated by electricity
    lightbulb; electric light; electric-light bulb; bulb; incandescent lamp.

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dip

  • noun a depression in an otherwise level surface
    • there was a dip in the road
  • noun (physics) the angle that a magnetic needle makes with the plane of the horizon
    magnetic dip; angle of dip; inclination; magnetic inclination.

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torch

  • noun a light usually carried in the hand; consists of some flammable substance
  • noun tall-stalked very woolly mullein with densely packed yellow flowers; ancient Greeks and Romans dipped the stalks in tallow for funeral torches
    common mullein; woolly mullein; Aaron's rod; great mullein; flannel mullein; Verbascum thapsus.

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street

  • noun a thoroughfare (usually including sidewalks) that is lined with buildings
    • they walked the streets of the small town
    • he lives on Nassau Street
  • noun the part of a thoroughfare between the sidewalks; the part of the thoroughfare on which vehicles travel
    • be careful crossing the street

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davy_lamp

  • noun an oil lamp that will not ignite flammable gases (methane)
    safety lamp.

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candle

  • noun stick of wax with a wick in the middle
    wax light; taper.
  • noun the basic unit of luminous intensity adopted under the Systeme International d'Unites; equal to 1/60 of the luminous intensity per square centimeter of a black body radiating at the temperature of 2,046 degrees Kelvin
    candela; standard candle; cd.

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electric_light

  • noun electric lamp consisting of a transparent or translucent glass housing containing a wire filament (usually tungsten) that emits light when heated by electricity
    lightbulb; light bulb; electric-light bulb; bulb; incandescent lamp.

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rear_light

  • noun lamp (usually red) mounted at the rear of a motor vehicle
    rear lamp; taillight; tail lamp.

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vigil_candle

  • noun a candle lighted by a worshiper in a church
    vigil light.

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have

  • noun a person who possesses great material wealth
    rich person; wealthy person.
  • verb have or possess, either in a concrete or an abstract sense
    hold; have got.
    • She has $1,000 in the bank
    • He has got two beautiful daughters
    • She holds a Master's degree from Harvard

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tube

  • noun conduit consisting of a long hollow object (usually cylindrical) used to hold and conduct objects or liquids or gases
    tubing.
  • noun electronic device consisting of a system of electrodes arranged in an evacuated glass or metal envelope
    vacuum tube; electron tube; thermionic vacuum tube; thermionic valve; thermionic tube.

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hurricane

  • noun a severe tropical cyclone usually with heavy rains and winds moving a 73-136 knots (12 on the Beaufort scale)

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arc_lamp

  • noun a lamp that produces light when electric current flows across the gap between two electrodes
    arc light.

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chandlery

  • noun candles and other commodities sold by a chandler
  • noun a storeroom where candles are kept

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safety

  • noun the state of being certain that adverse effects will not be caused by some agent under defined conditions
    • insure the safety of the children
    • the reciprocal of safety is risk
  • noun a safe place
    refuge.
    • He ran to safety

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arc_light

  • noun a lamp that produces light when electric current flows across the gap between two electrodes
    arc lamp.

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induction

  • noun a formal entry into an organization or position or office
    initiation; installation.
    • his initiation into the club
    • he was ordered to report for induction into the army
    • he gave a speech as part of his installation into the hall of fame
  • noun an electrical phenomenon whereby an electromotive force (EMF) is generated in a closed circuit by a change in the flow of current
    inductance.

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public

  • noun people in general considered as a whole
    world; populace.
    • he is a hero in the eyes of the public
  • noun a body of people sharing some common interest
    • the reading public

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limelight

  • noun a focus of public attention
    public eye; glare; spotlight.
    • he enjoyed being in the limelight
    • when Congress investigates it brings the full glare of publicity to the agency
  • noun a lamp consisting of a flame directed at a cylinder of lime with a lens to concentrate the light; formerly used for stage lighting
    calcium light.

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sodium-vapor_lamp

  • noun lamp in which an electric current passed through a tube of sodium vapor makes a yellow light; used is street lighting
    sodium-vapour lamp.

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flash_bulb

  • noun a lamp for providing momentary light to take a photograph
    photoflash; flashbulb; flash; flashgun; flash lamp.

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spot

  • noun a point located with respect to surface features of some region
    topographic point; place.
    • this is a nice place for a picnic
    • a bright spot on a planet
  • noun a short section or illustration (as between radio or tv programs or in a magazine) that is often used for advertising

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flashbulb

  • noun a lamp for providing momentary light to take a photograph
    photoflash; flash; flashgun; flash lamp; flash bulb.

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kerosine

  • noun a flammable hydrocarbon oil used as fuel in lamps and heaters
    coal oil; kerosene; lamp oil.

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fluorescent

  • noun a lighting fixture that uses a fluorescent lamp
    fluorescent fixture.
  • adjective satellite emitting light during exposure to radiation from an external source

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taper

  • noun a convex shape that narrows toward a point
  • noun the property possessed by a shape that narrows toward a point (as a wedge or cone)

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gas-discharge_lamp

  • noun an electric lamp in which the light comes from an electric discharge between two electrodes in a glass tube
    electric-discharge lamp.

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incandescent_lamp

  • noun electric lamp consisting of a transparent or translucent glass housing containing a wire filament (usually tungsten) that emits light when heated by electricity
    lightbulb; electric light; light bulb; electric-light bulb; bulb.

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electric-discharge_lamp

  • noun an electric lamp in which the light comes from an electric discharge between two electrodes in a glass tube
    gas-discharge lamp.

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incandescent

  • adjective satellite emitting light as a result of being heated
    candent.
    • an incandescent bulb
  • adjective satellite characterized by ardent emotion or intensity or brilliance
    • an incandescent performance

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oil_lamp

  • noun a lamp that burns oil (as kerosine) for light
    kerosine lamp; kerosene lamp.

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eye

  • noun the organ of sight
    optic; oculus.
  • noun good discernment (either visually or as if visually)
    • she has an eye for fresh talent
    • he has an artist's eye

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photoflash

  • noun a lamp for providing momentary light to take a photograph
    flashbulb; flash; flashgun; flash lamp; flash bulb.

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bull

  • noun uncastrated adult male of domestic cattle
  • noun a large and strong and heavyset man
    strapper; bruiser; Samson.
    • he was a bull of a man
    • a thick-skinned bruiser ready to give as good as he got

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flashgun

  • noun a lamp for providing momentary light to take a photograph
    photoflash; flashbulb; flash; flash lamp; flash bulb.

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electric-light_bulb

  • noun electric lamp consisting of a transparent or translucent glass housing containing a wire filament (usually tungsten) that emits light when heated by electricity
    lightbulb; electric light; light bulb; bulb; incandescent lamp.

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storm

  • noun a violent weather condition with winds 64-72 knots (11 on the Beaufort scale) and precipitation and thunder and lightning
    violent storm.
  • noun a violent commotion or disturbance
    tempest.
    • the storms that had characterized their relationship had died away
    • it was only a tempest in a teapot

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wax

  • noun any of various substances of either mineral origin or plant or animal origin; they are solid at normal temperatures and insoluble in water
  • verb cover with wax
    • wax the car

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streetlight

  • noun a lamp supported on a lamppost; for illuminating a street
    street lamp.

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aladdin's_lamp

  • noun (Arabian Nights) a magical lamp from which Aladdin summoned a genie

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kerosene

  • noun a flammable hydrocarbon oil used as fuel in lamps and heaters
    coal oil; kerosine; lamp oil.

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rushlight

  • noun a tallow candle with a rush stem as the wick
    rush candle.

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gas

  • noun the state of matter distinguished from the solid and liquid states by: relatively low density and viscosity; relatively great expansion and contraction with changes in pressure and temperature; the ability to diffuse readily; and the spontaneous tendency to become distributed uniformly throughout any container
    gaseous state.
  • noun a fluid in the gaseous state having neither independent shape nor volume and being able to expand indefinitely

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bulb

  • noun a modified bud consisting of a thickened globular underground stem serving as a reproductive structure
  • noun electric lamp consisting of a transparent or translucent glass housing containing a wire filament (usually tungsten) that emits light when heated by electricity
    lightbulb; electric light; light bulb; electric-light bulb; incandescent lamp.

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spirit

  • noun the vital principle or animating force within living things
  • noun the general atmosphere of a place or situation and the effect that it has on people
    flavour; look; feel; tone; flavor; feeling; smell.
    • the feel of the city excited him
    • a clergyman improved the tone of the meeting
    • it had the smell of treason

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safety_lamp

  • noun an oil lamp that will not ignite flammable gases (methane)
    Davy lamp.

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rush

  • noun the act of moving hurriedly and in a careless manner
    hurry; haste; rushing.
    • in his haste to leave he forgot his book
  • noun a sudden forceful flow
    upsurge; spate; surge.

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electric_lamp

  • noun a lamp powered by electricity

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discharge_lamp

  • noun a lamp that generates light by a discharge between two electrodes in a gas

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tail_lamp

  • noun lamp (usually red) mounted at the rear of a motor vehicle
    rear lamp; taillight; rear light.

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calcium

  • noun a white metallic element that burns with a brilliant light; the fifth most abundant element in the earth's crust; an important component of most plants and animals
    Ca; atomic number 20.

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arc

  • noun electrical conduction through a gas in an applied electric field
    discharge; spark; electric arc; electric discharge.
  • noun a continuous portion of a circle

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kerosine_lamp

  • noun a lamp that burns oil (as kerosine) for light
    oil lamp; kerosene lamp.

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neon_induction_lamp

  • noun a lamp consisting of a small gas-discharge tube containing neon at low pressure; luminescence is produced by the action of currents at high frequencies that are wrapped a few turns around the tube
    neon lamp; neon tube.

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spotlight

  • noun a focus of public attention
    limelight; public eye; glare.
    • he enjoyed being in the limelight
    • when Congress investigates it brings the full glare of publicity to the agency
  • noun a lamp that produces a strong beam of light to illuminate a restricted area; used to focus attention of a stage performer
    spot.

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flash_lamp

  • noun a lamp for providing momentary light to take a photograph
    photoflash; flashbulb; flash; flashgun; flash bulb.

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bull's-eye

  • noun a lantern with a single opening and a sliding panel that can be closed to conceal the light
    dark lantern.

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vigil_light

  • noun a candle lighted by a worshiper in a church
    vigil candle.

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slit

  • noun a long narrow opening
  • noun obscene terms for female genitals
    puss; pussy; snatch; twat; cunt.

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calcium_light

  • noun a lamp consisting of a flame directed at a cylinder of lime with a lens to concentrate the light; formerly used for stage lighting
    limelight.

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sodium-vapour_lamp

  • noun lamp in which an electric current passed through a tube of sodium vapor makes a yellow light; used is street lighting
    sodium-vapor lamp.

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hurricane_lamp

  • noun an oil lamp with a glass chimney and perforated metal lid to protect the flame from high winds; candlestick with a glass chimney
    hurricane lantern; storm lantern; tornado lantern; storm lamp.

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rush_candle

  • noun a tallow candle with a rush stem as the wick
    rushlight.

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storm_lamp

  • noun an oil lamp with a glass chimney and perforated metal lid to protect the flame from high winds; candlestick with a glass chimney
    hurricane lamp; hurricane lantern; storm lantern; tornado lantern.

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lamp

  • noun an artificial source of visible illumination
  • noun a piece of furniture holding one or more electric light bulbs

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dark_lantern

  • noun a lantern with a single opening and a sliding panel that can be closed to conceal the light
    bull's-eye.

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oil

  • noun a slippery or viscous liquid or liquefiable substance not miscible with water
  • noun oil paint containing pigment that is used by an artist
    oil color; oil colour.

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electric

  • noun a car that is powered by electricity
    electric automobile; electric car.
  • adjective using or providing or producing or transmitting or operated by electricity
    electrical.
    • electric current
    • electric wiring
    • electrical appliances
    • an electrical storm

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tornado

  • noun a localized and violently destructive windstorm occurring over land characterized by a funnel-shaped cloud extending toward the ground
    twister.
  • noun a purified and potent form of cocaine that is smoked rather than snorted; highly addictive
    crack cocaine; crack.

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slit_lamp

  • noun (ophthalmology) a lamp that emits a narrow but intense beam of light that enables an ophthalmologist, using a microscope, to view the retina and optic nerve

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street_lamp

  • noun a lamp supported on a lamppost; for illuminating a street
    streetlight.

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hurricane_lantern

  • noun an oil lamp with a glass chimney and perforated metal lid to protect the flame from high winds; candlestick with a glass chimney
    hurricane lamp; storm lantern; tornado lantern; storm lamp.

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spirit_lamp

  • noun a lamp that burns a volatile liquid fuel such as alcohol

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streetlamp

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vigil

  • noun a period of sleeplessness
  • noun the rite of staying awake for devotional purposes (especially on the eve of a religious festival)
    watch.

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discharge

  • noun the sudden giving off of energy
  • noun the act of venting
    venting.

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chinese_lantern

  • noun a collapsible paper lantern in bright colors; used for decorative purposes

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light

  • noun (physics) electromagnetic radiation that can produce a visual sensation
    visible light; visible radiation.
    • the light was filtered through a soft glass window
  • noun any device serving as a source of illumination
    light source.
    • he stopped the car and turned off the lights

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vapor

  • noun a visible suspension in the air of particles of some substance
    vapour.
  • noun the process of becoming a vapor
    evaporation; vaporisation; vaporization; vapour.

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gas_lamp

  • noun a lamp that burns illuminating gas

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