OUTER HEADLIGHT: Describes a headlight system where there are four lights (two on either side), with the low beam outer headlights on the outside.
QUARTZ-HALOGEN BULB: Describes a type of light fitting with an inner quartz bulb with a tungsten filament. In most cases the inner bulb contains an inert gas coming from one of the other six halogen gases, that will prevent the bulb from gradually turning black reducing the amount of light output.
QUARTZ-IODINE LAMP: Describes the compact high-intensity light source, consisting of a bulb with a tungsten filament, filled with an inert gas containing iodine (sometimes bromine) vapor, used for car-lamps.
REAR LAMP CLUSTER: Describes the group of lights that sit at the rear corners of a vehicle, usually comprising tail lamps, brake lamps, back-up lamp, rear fog lamp, reflector as well as a signal light.
REAR LIGHT SURROUND: Describes a separate panel spot-welded at the juncture between the trailing edge of the rear fender and the rear valance to provide a mounting base for the rear lights.
REAR NUMBER PLATE LAMP: Describes a white light that illuminates the rear number plate.
RECTANGULAR HEADLIGHT: Describes a modern shape of headlight that has largely replaced the traditional circular headlight.
REFLECTOR: Describes the part of a headlight that receives light from the bulb and reflects it back through the lens.
SEALED BEAM HEADLIGHT: Describes a headlight where the lens, reflector and filament are fused together in a single unit.
SIDE FLASHER: Describes a small signal light usually amber or red located on the side of a vehicle close to the front and rear fenders.
SIDELIGHT: Describes the low-intensity white lamp situated ahead of the front wheels on the side of the fender, which gives off a steady glow when the signal lights are switched on.
SIDE MARKER LAMP: Describes a low-intensity lamp that is mounted on the side of a vehicle to allow it to be seen from the side.
SIGNAL LIGHT: Describes the small blinking lights found on either side of the front and either side of the vehicle’s rear that warn other drivers of a change in direction when turning a corner or changing lanes.
TUNGSTEN: Describes a hard, malleable, greyish-white element used in lamp filaments, electrical contact points and in high-speed cutting tools when alloyed with steel.
TWIN HEADLIGHT: Describes a type of headlight arrangement consisting of twin headlights where the outer lights provide the low beams and the inner lights come in for high beam.
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