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BACKUP LIGHT [1 record]

Record 1 2017-01-25

English

Subject field(s)
  • Electrical Equipment (Motor Vehicles)
DEF

A white light which is located at the rear of the vehicle and is illuminated when the transmission is placed in reverse.

CONT

The backup lights come on when the driver shifts into reverse.

OBS

backup light: term officially approved by the Lexicon Project Committee (New Brunswick).

Key term(s)
  • backup lamp

French

Domaine(s)
  • Équipement électrique (Véhicules automobiles)
CONT

[...] les feux de recul commandés par le levier de changement de vitesse lorsqu'il est en position marche arrière [...]

OBS

feu de recul; feu de marche arrière : termes uniformisés par le Comité du projet de lexiques (Nouveau-Brunswick).

Spanish

Campo(s) temático(s)
  • Equipo eléctrico (Vehículos automotores)
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