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light show

a form of entertainment consisting chiefly of constantly changing patterns of light and color, usually accompanied by music and sound effects.
Origin of light show
First recorded in 1965-70 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
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  • Sometimes when those beams of light show in the sky they are very awful.

    The Garden Party Katherine Mansfield
  • He met it with a light show of banter—beneath which, to come to the surface later, lay hidden dark thoughts.

  • The variables found in them are all of short period and the changes of light show a noteworthy tendency to uniformity.

    Curiosities of the Sky Garrett Serviss
  • There were houses on both sides of the streets, but only now and then did a light show through the impenetrable darkness.

    The Caves of Fear John Blaine
  • The more a Christian knows of God, the more clearly does God's light show itself in him.

  • These leaves are smaller with crimped margin, and when held to the light show light green or yellow streaks between the veins.

    The Pecan and its Culture H. Harold Hume
British Dictionary definitions for light show

light show

a kaleidoscopic display of moving lights, etc, projected onto a screen, esp during pop concerts
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