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 From the backyard, this slider accesses a thoroughly modern eat-in kitchen with track lighting and ample cabinets for storage. James Alexander, Hartford Courant, 7 Jan. 2024 Other amenities include dimmable track lighting and LED stage lighting and floating bamboo floors for comfort. Stephen Underwood, Hartford Courant, 2 Jan. 2024 In the past, track lighting was exclusively standard-issue spotlights devoid of warmth or personality, but new track lighting doesn’t have that same austere, cold feel. Maggie Gillette, Better Homes & Gardens, 30 Oct. 2023 Modern track lighting offers fresh new options for different home spaces. Maggie Gillette, Better Homes & Gardens, 30 Oct. 2023 The track lighting, which is available in white and black, ranges from $19.99 to $299.99. Amrita Khalid, The Verge, 31 Aug. 2023 These included ceiling fans in most rooms, track lighting, and a plywood wet bar. Jessica Cherner, House Beautiful, 31 May 2023 This one-bedroom apartment, on the second of the building's three stories, features wood floors, track lighting, an open layout, a chef's kitchen with granite counters and generous cabinetry, a living room with a balcony overlooking the neighborhood, a bright carpeted bedroom, and a tiled bath. The Week Staff, The Week, 7 May 2023 There are pendants, flush-mount fixtures, track lighting, recessed lighting, and directional lights. Catie Parrish, Better Homes & Gardens, 17 Apr. 2023 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1972, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of track lighting was in 1972

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“Track lighting.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 22 Feb. 2024.

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