1 the act or quality of illumination or ignition
2 the apparatus for supplying artificial light effects to a stage, film, or television set
3 the distribution of light on an object or figure, as in painting, photography, etc.
n (Electrical engineering) a lighting system in which a large proportion (at least 90 per cent) of the light is directed downwards
n reflected or diffused light from a concealed source
n (Films) the person who designs and supervises the lighting of scenes to be filmed
n the time when vehicles are required by law to have their lights switched on
n electric lighting by means of long glass tubes that are fluorescent lamps or that contain long filaments
1 a high-intensity flashing beam of light produced by rapid electrical discharges in a tube or by a perforated disc rotating in front of an intense light source: used in discotheques, etc.
2 the use of or the apparatus for producing such light, (Sometimes shortened to)
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