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counterlight

[ verb koun-ter-lahyt; noun koun-ter-lahyt ]
/ verb 藢ka蕣n t蓹r藞la瑟t; noun 藞ka蕣n t蓹r藢la瑟t /
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verb (used with object), coun路ter路light路ed or coun路ter路lit, coun路ter路light路ing.
to light (an interior) with windows or lights on opposite sides.
to light (an object) with a window or light directly opposite.
noun
a light or window that counterlights an interior or object.
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Origin of counterlight

First recorded in 1720鈥30; counter- + light1
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