light show


: a kaleidoscopic display of colored lights, slides, and film loops

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web The journey culminates with the breathtaking waterfall light show. Rachel Cormack, Robb Report, 23 Feb. 2023 There was even a well-orchestrated iPhone light show throughout the darkened arena before the players took the court. Richard Obert, The Arizona Republic, 18 Feb. 2023 The looming Palace of the Dukes contrasted by the dancing fountain light show is a spectacular scene to capture. Lanee Lee, Condé Nast Traveler, 5 Jan. 2023 Aside from adding more congestion to Earth’s orbit, though, the SpaceX rocket launch also created a brilliant light show. Joshua Hawkins, BGR, 29 Dec. 2022 This light show features a 1-mile trail decorated with holiday lights that winds through the garden with lantern trees, tunnels and light attractions, along with installations from international artists that come alive at night with color. San Diego Union-Tribune, 28 Dec. 2022 That’s followed by fireworks and a laser light show. al, 28 Dec. 2022 The highlight was a funicular ride 10,000 feet above sea level to the top of the sanctuary of Monserrate, where the Christmas light show was still on full display. Christopher Muther,, 28 Dec. 2022 Related:Carmel could get a $1.5M water tower light show. Brittany Carloni, The Indianapolis Star, 23 Dec. 2022 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1966, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of light show was in 1966

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Cite this Entry

“Light show.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 31 Mar. 2023.

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