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floodlight

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noun flood·light \-ˌlīt\

Simple Definition of floodlight

  • : a light that shines brightly over a wide area

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of floodlight

  1. 1 a :  artificial illumination in a broad beam b :  a source of such illumination

  2. 2 :  a lighting unit for projecting a broad beam of light

Examples of floodlight in a sentence

  1. The yard was lit by floodlights.



1922

First Known Use of floodlight

1922


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floodlight

verb flood·light

Definition of floodlight

-lit

\-ˌlit\ also

floodlighted

floodlighting

  1. transitive verb
  2. :  to illuminate by means of one or more floodlights



1923

First Known Use of floodlight

1923


FLOODLIGHT Defined for Kids

floodlight

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noun flood·light \ˈfləd-ˌlīt\

Definition of floodlight for Students

  1. :  a light that shines brightly over a wide area




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