day·​light·​ing | \ ˈdā-ˌlī-tiŋ How to pronounce daylighting (audio) \

Definition of daylighting

: illumination of indoor spaces by natural light

Examples of daylighting in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Many successful daylighting projects have been suburban or parkland sites such as the opening of 900 meters of the River Alt in Liverpool. David N Lerner, Quartz, "“Daylighting” underground rivers could bring nature back to cities," 13 Dec. 2019 View world-class manufacturing sites, experience offices lit completely by daylight, see product demos, network and learn more about the innovative daylighting and ventilation systems. Laura Groch,, "North County Business Briefs, June 14," 14 June 2018 Plumtree Run's restoration began on the other side of Baltimore Pike several years ago, with the daylighting of the stream between Thomas and George streets. Erika Butler, The Aegis, "Bel Air begins restoration of southern part of Plumtree Run," 7 July 2017

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First Known Use of daylighting

1929, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of daylighting was in 1929

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“Daylighting.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 27 May. 2020.

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