direct lighting

noun

Definition of direct lighting

: lighting in which the greater part of the light goes directly from the source to the area lit

Examples of direct lighting in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Artificial light includes both direct lighting, such as street lights and commercial signs, and skyglow, a more diffuse illumination that spreads beyond urban centers and can be brighter than a full moon. Katie Hunt, CNN, 3 Feb. 2020 Some other graphical improvements coming to Minecraft, thanks to ray tracing, include direct lighting from the sun, more realistic shadows, and transparent materials like stained glass and water with reflection and refraction effects. Nick Statt, The Verge, 19 Aug. 2019

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First Known Use of direct lighting

1928, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of direct lighting was in 1928

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“Direct lighting.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/direct%20lighting. Accessed 28 Jun. 2022.

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