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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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Arc is very pleased planning permission has been granted to construct floodlights at southwell racecourse," said southwell's executive director Mark Clayton.
He said club is considering inviting some top professionals and amateurs golfers of Karachi to appear in the informal ceremony being organized to start floodlights golf.
Planning conditions limit the use of the floodlights to up to 15 days a year.
Lee said the floodlights were turned on to aid the natural light until the scheduled end of play.
Both teams agreed to use floodlights as and when required at the pre-series meeting.
I want to swap out some outdoor incandescent floodlights for compact fluorescent bulbs (CFLs), but there's one problem.
Disconnect the floodlight power cable from the generator set and fully retract the telescopic mast
The residents claim the floodlights will ruin the sky-line, increase noise, light pollution and traffic chaos.
The manual includes information on light levels, lighting layouts, floodlight selection, and aiming for the various leagues and classes of play in baseball, softball, football, soccer, and other sports.
Original plans to floodlight the whole circuit met with objections from residents with homes neighbouring the back straight.