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floodlight

[ fluhd-lahyt ]
/ 藞fl蕦d藢la瑟t /
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noun
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路light路ed or flood路lit, flood路light路ing.
to light up or illuminate with a floodlight.
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Origin of floodlight

First recorded in 1920鈥25; flood + light1
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British Dictionary definitions for floodlight

floodlight
/ (藞fl蕦d藢la瑟t) /

noun
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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