light trap


noun
  1. any mechanical arrangement that allows some form of movement to take place while excluding light, such as a light-proof door or the lips of a film cassette

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How to use light trap in a sentence

  • See Empson yourself; he will put my stepper Mab to the light trap; no delay.

  • He went through the light trap to the next chamber and turned the handle on the sliding door.

    The Bramble Bush | Gordon Randall Garrett
  • Later they drove over in the light trap to look at the workshop, and here he made no excuses for its being small.

    The Great Hunger | Johan Bojer
  • And as if in answer to her question, she suddenly caught sight of a light trap under the trees.

    The Created Legend | Feodor Sologub
  • At its far-away end now trotted the Kentucky blacks, drawing a light trap.

    Sally of Missouri | R. E. Young