artificial light


: light produced by electric lamps
photographs made under artificial light

Examples of artificial light in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web How to watch the shower The best way to view the Lyrids is to find a very dark location, preferably away from cities and areas with artificial light. Alex Chun, Smithsonian Magazine, 14 Apr. 2023 Some researchers estimate that North America experiences a 10% increase in light pollution — or the excessive use of artificial light —every year. Rebecca Johnson, Chicago Tribune, 16 Aug. 2023 Every plant needs at least some natural or artificial light to survive. Arricca Elin Sansone, Country Living, 21 July 2023 Some treatments involve exposure to natural or artificial light. Tolu Ajiboye, Verywell Health, 12 May 2023 And that to stop us from panicking, the powers that be have installed a giant artificial light bulb in the sky. Justin E. H. Smith, Harper's Magazine, 21 Aug. 2022 Go au naturel Natural light beats artificial light in nearly every situation. Fox News, 26 July 2023 Like the moon, artificial light will obscure your view and cause shooting stars to appear more faint. Carlyn Kranking, Smithsonian Magazine, 26 July 2023 Excess artificial light at night, or light pollution, obscures the Milky Way galaxy from more than 80% of humanity. The Salt Lake Tribune, 17 July 2023 See More

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“Artificial light.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 28 Sep. 2023.

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