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floodlight

1. a broad intense beam of artificial light, esp as used in the theatre or to illuminate the exterior of buildings
2. the lamp or source producing such light

Floodlight

A spotlight that produces a wide beam of light.

floodlight

[′fləd‚līt]
(electricity)
A light projector used for outdoor lighting of buildings, parking lots, sports fields, and the like, usually having a filament lamp or mercury-vapor lamp and a parabolic reflector.

floodlight

floodlight
1. A projector type of luminaire; designed for lighting a large area or an object to a level of illumination which is considerably greater than that of its surroundings.
2. In stage lighting, a unit of one or more lamps in a metal housing, usually nonfocusing and used to illuminate a large area diffusely.
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Birmingham City Council should only support the expansion of Edgbaston cricket ground if retractable floodlights are installed, a city MP has claimed.
It is good we have been the first ground to use the floodlights and it is another milestone," said Glamorgan stadium director Simon Lee.
GLAMORGAN were celebrating another historic milestone after becoming the first UK ground to host floodlight Test cricket.
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