indirect lighting


noun
  1. reflected or diffused light, used especially in interiors to avoid glare or shadows.

Origin of indirect lighting

1
First recorded in 1920–25

Words Nearby indirect lighting

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How to use indirect lighting in a sentence

  • indirect lighting gave a pretty gleam to the metal gadgets on the tables.

    Fee of the Frontier | Horace Brown Fyfe
  • indirect lighting means that the rays are all directed toward a reflecting surface such as the ceiling (Fig. 46).

    Mechanical Devices in the Home | Edith Louise Allen
  • It was the first public building in North Dakota to utilize indirect lighting throughout.

    North Dakota | Various
  • What are the differences in direct, semi-direct and indirect lighting?

    Mechanical Devices in the Home | Edith Louise Allen
  • An indirect lighting and ventilation system is concealed in the coves of the ceiling.

    North Dakota | Various

British Dictionary definitions for indirect lighting

indirect lighting

noun
  1. reflected or diffused light from a concealed source

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