beam lights

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

Origin of beam lights

1520–30, for an earlier sense

Words Nearby beam lights Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2024

How to use beam lights in a sentence

  • There were absolutely no bright beam lights burning, and there didn't seem to be any rubber hoses around anywhere.

    Out Like a Light | Gordon Randall Garrett