north light


Definition of north light

1 : light admitted to a room (as a studio) that comes solely from the north and in the northern hemisphere is preferred by artists because it is there more neutral in color and less productive of variation than light from any other direction
2 : a window or skylight furnishing a north light

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“North light.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 27 Nov. 2021.

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