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Simple Definition of lighting

  • : light that is of a particular kind or that has a particular quality

  • : the equipment used to provide light

  • : the use of light for a particular purpose in a movie, play, etc.

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of lighting

  1. 1 a :  illumination b :  ignition

  2. 2 :  an artificial supply of light or the apparatus providing it

Examples of lighting in a sentence

  1. He prefers natural lighting for his photography.

  2. The lighting wasn't bright enough.

  3. The street lighting was so dim I got lost.

  4. There was a problem with the lighting.

  5. a company that sells lighting equipment

  6. He's in charge of the lighting for the show.

Before 12th Century

First Known Use of lighting

before 12th century

LIGHTING Defined for Kids


noun light·ing \ˈlīt-iŋ\

Definition of lighting for Students

  1. :  supply of light or of lights <The only lighting came through a small window.>

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