verb (used with object), red-lighted, red-lighting.
Informal. to stop or deter by means of or as if with a red light.
verb (used with object), red-lighted, red-lighting. 1. Informal. to stop or deter by means of or as if with a red light. noun 1. a red lamp, used as a traffic signal to mean “stop.”. 2. an order or directive to halt an action, project, etc.: There’s a red light on all unnecessary expenses. 3. […]
- Red-light district
noun 1. an area or district in a city in which many houses of prostitution are located.
verb (used with object), redlined, redlining. 1. to treat by redlining (an area or neighborhood). 2. to establish the recommended safe speed of (an airplane): The bomber is redlined at 650 miles an hour. 3. to draw a canceling red line through (an item on a list). 4. to mark or designate for cancellation, rejection, […]
noun 1. Ice Hockey. a line of the color red that is parallel to and equidistant from the goal lines and divides the rink in half. 2. a limit, point, or boundary beyond which one may not go without incurring negative consequences: The use of chemical weapons is a red line, which, if crossed, could […]