Pavement light


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pavement light

[′pāv·mənt ‚līt]
(civil engineering)
A window built into the surface of a pavement to admit daylight to a space below ground level.

Pavement light

Thick, translucent glass disks or prisms, set into a section of pavement to transmit light to a space below.

pavement light

Heavy glass disks or prisms set into a pavement to convey light to a space beneath.
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A great metal staircase, painted bright red, industrial balustrading with stainless steel mesh, and concrete ramps with cast glass pavement lights, bridge the gap.
Pavement lights transmit a delicate luminance into the subterranean depths.