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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.
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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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"Judging by daylight performances and evening performances already, some players are affected by floodlighting and their vision is not as good as it is in the daylight.
The floodlighting at the top of the tower is being installed by building services contractor Hills Electrical & Mechanical - with foreman Roger Preece scaling the heights of the structure to make sure work is going as planned.
WASHINGTON lighting firm Glowled Ltd has finished a PS46,000 project to design and install an energy-efficient floodlighting scheme for the North East Business and Innovation Centre (BIC) in Sunderland.
WARWICKSHIRE County Cricket Club today dismissed fears that it intends to stage pop concerts if it wins permission for floodlighting at its Edgbaston ground..
He says the facilities may go to community use which could extend the floodlighting to 9pm.
Port Vale Football Club is adding a second mobile phone mast to its ground to help to pay for new floodlighting.
NEW floodlighting for the Port of Liverpool Building is just the start of a multimillion pound refurbishment in time for its centenary, owner George Downing pledged last night.
KEY tourist sites in Rugby could benefit from floodlighting with the help of a pounds 12,500 grant.