an artificial light so directed or diffused as to give a comparatively uniform illumination over a rather large given area.
a lamp or projector that produces such a light.
verb (used with object), flood·light·ed or flood·lit, flood·light·ing.
to light up or illuminate with a floodlight.
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Origin of floodlight
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a broad intense beam of artificial light, esp as used in the theatre or to illuminate the exterior of buildings
the lamp or source producing such light
verb -lights, -lighting or -lit
(tr) to illuminate by or as if by a floodlight
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