the act of igniting or illuminating: the lighting of many candles; the annual lighting of the Christmas tree.
the arrangement of lights to achieve particular effects: to work out the lighting for one's living room.
- self-lighting, adjective
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How to use lighting in a sentence
Avoiding conflict around the work environmentEmployees have become used to controlling the temperature of their room, their lighting and noise levels while working at home.How businesses are looking to replicate home-like atmosphere in future office layouts | Jessica Davies | February 4, 2021 | Digiday
Unfortunately, matching the lighting when you’re compositing different images together is a skill that takes time to master.How to use advanced editing tools without ruining your photos | Harry Guinness | January 27, 2021 | Popular-Science
Once you drive with effective lighting, you’ll never go without it again.The Best Way to Add Driving Lights to a Normal Car | Wes Siler | January 26, 2021 | Outside Online
Most indoor lighting maintains an intensity between 50 and 500 lux.
They integrate or are compatible with other smart devices or apps, and they allow you to better adjust your lighting to your lifestyle and preference.Smart Light Switches To Best Brighten (Or Dim) Your Home | PopSci Commerce Team | January 22, 2021 | Popular-Science
Production expenses: equipment rental, lights, lighting board, van rental, trailer rental, road cases, backline.
This band is different from the rock groups that go in for charismatic lighting and sing of love and/or sex.The Stacks: Pauline Kael's Talking Heads Obsession | Pauline Kael | November 22, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
To put that into perspective, indoor lighting is about 100 lux, while a bright, sunny day can hit 50,000 lux or more.Fight Seasonal Affective Disorder With This New Tracker | DailyBurn | November 7, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
And at $29.99, lighting up all sense of parental dignity and responsibility costs less than a carton of actual cigarettes.Sexy Ebola Nurse & More of the Year’s Worst Halloween Costumes | Kevin Fallon | October 30, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Indeed, large companies are increasingly lighting up solar panels on their facilities.
One or two of the buffalo-hunters exchanged words with us while Mac was building his cigarette and lighting it.Raw Gold | Bertrand W. Sinclair
The purpose of these larger windows is the effectual lighting of the Boardroom, which is of the height of two storeys.Showell's Dictionary of Birmingham | Thomas T. Harman and Walter Showell
Indirect lighting gave a pretty gleam to the metal gadgets on the tables.Fee of the Frontier | Horace Brown Fyfe
Yonder is the tower they built to house the electric lighting plant like what your father used to have.The Campfire Girls of Roselawn | Margaret Penrose
He was very careful to make no sound, even lighting the match softly inside his hat.The Wave | Algernon Blackwood
British Dictionary definitions for lighting
the act or quality of illumination or ignition
the apparatus for supplying artificial light effects to a stage, film, or television set
the distribution of light on an object or figure, as in painting, photography, etc
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