track lighting


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

Lush greenery ties together décor such as a Hawaiian surfboard, muted sconce lamps and track lighting. Susan Bryant,, "Tiki to the limit: Esotico bar brings exotic cocktails to Miami," 15 Aug. 2019 The house strikes a balance between rustic and modern with wood beams that cut across the ceiling and track lighting. Liz Stinson, Curbed, "Renovated midcentury modern home asks $1.29M," 2 Aug. 2019 The little Arby’s, whose glass walls revealed the building’s innards (red air ducts, yellow track lighting and blue piping) was torn down years ago. Blair Kamin,, "Tigerman's death should serve as a wake-up call: Protect the architecture of the recent past," 7 June 2019 The living room features a dark wood and black felt billiards table, a rustic leather sofa, track lighting and a continuation of monochrome accents in the room’s art and decoration. azcentral, "61-year-old Scottsdale ranch home gets one more upgrade – a new backyard. Take a look," 6 June 2019 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,, "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

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First Known Use of track lighting

1972, in the meaning defined above

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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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