Definition of crosslight

1 : a light that crosses the path of another light and illuminates what the other leaves dark
2 : something that indirectly casts light on or aids in comprehension new material … throws a crosslight on Chinese history— Owen & Eleanor Lattimore

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Other Words from crosslight

crosslighted \ ˈ⸗¦⸗⸗ \ adjective

History and Etymology for crosslight

cross entry 3 + light

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