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crosslight

[kraws-lahyt, kros-] /ˈkrɔsˌlaɪt, ˈkrɒs-/
noun
1.
a light shone across the path of another to illuminate an area left dark by the first light.
2.
light originating from sources not facing each other, as from windows in two adjacent walls.
3.
light originating from counterlights.
Origin of crosslight
1850-1855
First recorded in 1850-55; cross- + light1
Related forms
crosslighted, adjective
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