track lighting

noun

Definition of track lighting

: adjustable lamps mounted along an electrified metal track

Examples of track lighting in a Sentence

We installed some track lighting in the kitchen.
Recent Examples on the Web The kitchen and two bathrooms were renovated and a lighting consultant placed the track lighting. Dallas News, "Uptown draws buyers with home, dining choices," 29 Nov. 2020 Inside, track lighting from the vaulted ceiling illuminates the long bar, and there are ample seating areas. Matt Kettmann, SFChronicle.com, "Morgan: wine from a Monterey County pioneer," 8 Mar. 2018 Instead of one central ceiling fixture, opt for a series of pendants over areas like an island or eat-in table, and track lighting that can be directed at different work areas. Jessica Dailey, Good Housekeeping, "6 Ways to Make Your Kitchen More Cheerful," 17 June 2020 So the architects installed tiny track lighting along the beams, hiding the voltage transformers in the few closets the house did have. New York Times, "Follow Every Step of a Major Midcentury Modern Renovation," 20 Dec. 2019 The expansive bedroom has maple floors, track lighting, and sliders on two walls — one offering an ocean view, the other looking out to a stone platform and the smallish backyard. John Ellement, Boston.com Real Estate, "Home of the Week: For $4.3 million, an oceanside Gloucester mansion with modern flair," 22 Jan. 2020 The ceilings are lined with track lighting — trained on some of the Caturanos’ art collection — and the flooring is maple with a clear finish. John Ellement, Boston.com Real Estate, "Home of the Week: For $4.3 million, an oceanside Gloucester mansion with modern flair," 22 Jan. 2020 Maple flooring and track lighting are found throughout most of the house. John Ellement, Boston.com Real Estate, "Home of the Week: For $4.3 million, an oceanside Gloucester mansion with modern flair," 22 Jan. 2020 New lighting — primarily track lighting — was added throughout the house, and all the home’s original dark wood molding was removed, then later returned. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "Spiral staircase, 30-foot ceilings are just part of massive duplex overhaul in Washington Heights," 9 Jan. 2020

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First Known Use of track lighting

1972, in the meaning defined above

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“Track lighting.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/track%20lighting. Accessed 22 Jan. 2021.

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track lighting

noun

English Language Learners Definition of track lighting

US : lights that are spaced along a bar or rod placed on a ceiling or wall

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