beam lights


plural noun

(in a theater or other auditorium) spotlights affixed to the ceiling of a stage setting, as distinguished from footlights, border lights, etc.

Nearby words

  1. beam brick,
  2. beam compass,
  3. beam engine,
  4. beam fill,
  5. beam hole,
  6. beam mill,
  7. beam reach,
  8. beam riding,
  9. beam sea,
  10. beam splitter

Origin of beam lights

1520–30, for an earlier sense

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