klieg light

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noun \ˈklēg-\

Definition of klieg light

  1. :  a carbon arc lamp used especially in making motion pictures

Variants of klieg light

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kleig light

Origin and Etymology of klieg light

John H. Kliegl †1959 & Anton T. Kliegl †1927 German-born American lighting experts


First Known Use: 1919


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