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traffic signal

[′traf·ik ‚sig·nəl]
(civil engineering)
With the exception of traffic signs, any power-operated device for regulating, directing, or warning motorists or pedestrians.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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