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striplight

[ strip-lahyt ]
/ ˈstrɪpˌlaɪt /
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noun Theater.

a row of lamps, provided with a reflector for floodlighting the stage, used as border lights, footlights, backing lights, etc.

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Origin of striplight

First recorded in 1670–80; strip2 + light1
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