high-beam

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high-beam (plural high-beams)

  1. (usually in the plural) The setting of an automobile's headlights adjusted to brighten a longer distance in front of the car, than when on the normal (low-beam) setting.
    Synonyms: full beam, upper-beam
    Antonyms: low-beam, dim light, dipped headlight, dimmed headlights
    Turn off your high-beams - you're blinding the oncoming traffic.

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