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.

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Basically, the restaurants look like this apartment — wood trim, a garden, art and track lighting. New York Times, "Tastes of California, Imported to the East Coast," 16 May 2018 The screen looks good, but the room, like most of the gallery space, is still a mess, scattered with empty vitrines and submarine parts and carts of tungsten track lighting that was swapped out for UV. Kevin Dupzyk, Popular Mechanics, "Unseen Oceans: How the American Museum of Natural History Builds a New Exhibit," 21 June 2018 Such modern touches as track lighting were installed when the home reopened as a museum in 1991, and today those rooms are the home’s main art galleries. Mary Carole Mccauley, baltimoresun.com, "The Walters' renovated Mount Vernon mansion is a work of art in itself," 15 June 2018 Ample windows allow glimpses to the busy street and bright LED track lighting reflects on glossy concrete flooring. Courtney Dabney, star-telegram, "Fort Worth’s first Zenna knows its Thai and Japanese niche | Fort Worth Star-Telegram," 16 May 2018 The 10-foot ceilings, monorail track lighting, and pure white walls lets each of the 35 pieces speak for itself. Denise Coffey, Courant Community, "Gallery "Connects" Students To World Of Art," 8 May 2018 The master suite boasts two fireplaces and a large walk-in closet with custom shelving, an in-wall safe and track lighting. Bob Goldsborough, chicagotribune.com, "Sports media personality Mike North plans estate sale after selling Park Ridge home for $830,000," 14 Mar. 2018 But downtown, the era’s design (a version of which is reimagined here) remained defiantly rough-edged and high-tech — the school known as High Tech, in fact, incorporated track lighting, gym lockers and other industrial touches. New York Times, "Uptown or Downtown? In the Early ’80s, It Made All the Difference," 17 Apr. 2018 The renovations added 25 percent more space to the thrift shop and also included window tinting, two new interior display walls and display walls throughout the store along with new track lighting to highlight some areas. Linda Mcintosh, sandiegouniontribune.com, "Assistance League remodels thrift shop ... more community news," 12 Feb. 2018

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1972, in the meaning defined above

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track lighting

noun

English Language Learners Definition of track lighting

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

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