navigation light


navigation light
noun
light on an airplane that indicates the plane's position and orientation; red light on the left (port) wing tip and green light on the right (starboard) wing tip
Hypernyms: ↑light, ↑light source
Part Holonyms: ↑airplane, ↑aeroplane, ↑plane

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noun
: one of a set of lights on an airplane indicating its position and direction of motion and consisting of a red light and a green light on the port and starboard wing tips respectively and a white light at the tail

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navigation light noun
One of a set of lights shown by a ship or aircraft at night, indicating direction of travel
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Main Entry:navigate

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navigation light,
one of the lights on an aircraft to make its size, position, and course visible at night.

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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