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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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The new floodlights are scheduled to be fully operational in time for the start of the new season which kicks off with the visit of Leicester Tigers to Sixways for a Premiership Rugby Cup match on Saturday, September 21 (kick-off 3pm).
RTB installed the new floodlights in an effort to save money training during the winter at their local leisure centre.
"This is a historical step and this is the first stadium in the state of Jammu and Kashmir where the floodlights have been installed.
And they have now agreed to give the club a grant of PS52,903 towards the price of installing floodlights at the Paycare Ground at Bentley Pavilion.
The stadium's project director, Raymond Edgar, said: "With the completion of the floodlights, community sports hub and facilities at Kingsford, the project is really coming along.
The floodlights were originally installed without permission and kept running even after an enforcement notice against them wasserved by the council in November2017.
| Residents want these floodlights back on as soon as possible
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.
Kanak Khimji, OC Chairman, accompanied by Madhu Jesrani, Secretary Oman Cricket, and Duleep Mendis, OC Chief Development Officer, recently inaugurated the facility and installation of floodlights.
It added: "However, as the second half of (last) night's games (were) played under floodlights, the EFL cannot be in a position to allow a situation to occur whereby the same conditions do not exist for the full 90 minutes."
And now the council has applied for planning permission to install floodlights at the church - and has released images of what the landmark could look like.