indirect lighting


Definition of indirect lighting

: lighting in which the light emitted by a source is diffusely reflected (as by the ceiling)

Examples of indirect lighting in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web African mahogany covers the ceiling, which is sloped here and there; indirect lighting casts a glow over the interior, outfitted with a handsome communal table. Tom Sietsema, Washington Post, "Tom Sietsema’s 8 favorite places to eat right now," 24 July 2019

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First Known Use of indirect lighting

1922, in the meaning defined above

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“Indirect lighting.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 22 Jan. 2021.

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