light show


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

Examples of light show in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The toppers create a synchronized sound and light show on the tree. Lisa Gutierrez, Kansas City Star, 10 July 2024 After a decade of advances in what drones can do, swarm drone light shows are really hitting their stride, with more and more public spectacles swapping out fireworks for flying robots, like Super Bowl halftime shows, baseball games, weddings and, of course, Fourth of July celebrations. Laura L. Davis, USA TODAY, 4 July 2024 Try one of their frozen treats (Aperol pops or the piña colada, available with or without alcohol), and raise a glass as the sun sets and the light show kicks off. Nicole Schnitzler, Condé Nast Traveler, 3 July 2024 Milwaukee Fourth of July fireworks forecast Fireworks and light shows are scheduled to kick off throughout southeastern Wisconsin between 9 and 10 p.m. Temperatures will be just over 70 degrees in Milwaukee at fireworks time, and winds should be minimal. Claire Reid, Journal Sentinel, 3 July 2024 See all Example Sentences for light show 

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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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“Light show.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 19 Jul. 2024.

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