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.
to light up or illuminate with a floodlight.
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How to use floodlight in a sentence
The light of the Sun pales without, as the flood-light of that inner world breaks upon the eye.The Spirit of God As Fire | D. Mortimore
Light rushed in upon my mind in a radiant flood—light and knowledge.The First Violin | Jessie Fothergill
He has made a plan for sending this flood-light to every one in every part of the earth.Quiet Talks on the Crowned Christ of Revelation | S. D. Gordon
The flood light below came on, outlining the entire airport with its penetrating brilliance.Jane Stewardess of the Air Lines | Ruthe S. Wheeler
British Dictionary definitions for floodlight
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
(tr) to illuminate by or as if by a floodlight
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