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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
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Floodlight

A spotlight that produces a wide beam of light.
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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.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

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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DIALIGHT, a global leader in LED technology, has launched a new LED floodlight. The compact 14" x 14" floodlight is said to deliver 10,750 lumens at 107 Watts and replace traditional HID solutions.