Definition of Floodlight

1. Noun. Light that is a source of artificial illumination having a broad beam; used in photography.

Exact synonyms: Flood, Flood Lamp, Photoflood
Generic synonyms: Light, Light Source
Group relationships: Photographic Equipment



2. Verb. Illuminate with floodlights.
Generic synonyms: Illume, Illuminate, Illumine, Light, Light Up

Definition of Floodlight

1. Noun. A projector of a bright beam of light for use in theatres and studios; a flood ¹

2. Noun. (chiefly in the plural) Powerful artificial illumination with a broad beam, especially in a series of units on pylons used to illuminate a sports ground. ¹

3. Verb. To enlighten or illuminate with floodlight. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Floodlight

1. to illuminate by a floodlight (a light with a broad beam) [v -LIT or -LIGHTED, -LIGHTING, -LIGHTS]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Floodlight

flood stage
flood test
flood tide
flood tides
floodable
floodage
flooded
flooded gum
flooder
flooders
floodgate
floodgates
floodhead
flooding
floodings
floodlight (current term)
floodlighted
floodlighting
floodlights
floodlike
floodlit
floodmark
floodmarks
floodplain
floodplains
floodproof
floodproofed
floodproofing
floodproofs
floods

Literary usage of Floodlight

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1. Mechanical World and Engineering Record (1881)
"Beam characteristics of a floodlight fitted with a aluminium reflector. ... If possible, floodlight beams should not be projected from the ground upwards to ..."

2. One-act Plays by Modern Authors by Helen Louise Cohen (1921)
"... consisting of an X-ray border, the end section of which is on a separate dimmer, a thousand- watt centre floodlight, six five-hundred watt-spotlights, ..."

3. Italian Lakes by Richard Sale (2006)
"The reason for this event is not well understood, but the floodlight nativity attracts many visitors. Cerro and the Pirate In medieval times a local pirate, ..."

4. The Chautauquan by Chautauqua Institution (1912)
"With keen logic Mr. Kinsley answers these questions, throwing upon his argument the floodlight of modern scientific discovery, especially in the fields of ..."

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