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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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The Charnwood Borough Council Landscape Character Area (The Wolds) states the following "These activities can affect the tranquillity of the area with noise and intrusive lights, particularly the floodlights of the driving range, which are visible over large distances in the otherwise generally dark night-time view of the Wolds across the Soar Valley" The application was not only opposed by ourselves but the nearest neighbouring farms and businesses, Seagrave Parish Council, Sileby Heritage Group and nearby residents.
Installing floodlights was the need of the hour and Oman Cricket has taken another major step in laying down the necessary infrastructure of international standard,' said Mendis, who is also the Head Coach of Oman national team.
Arc is very pleased planning permission has been granted to construct floodlights at southwell racecourse," said southwell's executive director Mark Clayton.
The council's design and access statement says: "Players wanting to use the courts during the darker hours when floodlights are required will book via a website which is already in place.
We have attempted to say, if you have floodlights and they're good enough for Test cricket, we should just bite the bullet.
The only significant issue there is that of floodlights but we would hope that wouldn't prove to be insurmountable.
Shabbir Iqbal, who won the All Pakistan Golf Tournament here a couple of weeks ago, had played night floodlights few years ago during his stay in Malaysia.
And club secretary Kevin Fryett is hoping football fans turn out in force to watch the first football match in Redcar to be played under floodlights following all of the hard work that has gone on behind the scenes.
If I walk to one end of the street I can see the floodlights from the same facilities at Hipperholme and Lightcliffe High School," Mr Ball said.
Paul Dennis, course general manager said: "There has been a huge amount of anticipation of night golf coming to Meydan, testing is finished and we are confident players will love the challenge of taking on The Track under the floodlights.
He said: "I have really enjoyed the floodlit matches I have played in, the white ball travels very quickly and the floodlights create a superb atmosphere and really good environment for cricket.