olivette

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olivette

[¦äl·ə¦vet]
(electricity)
Standing floodlight used in the wings for lighting stage entrances and acting areas at fairly close range; bulb wattage ranges from 500 to 1500 watts.
References in classic literature ?
A chorus from Olivette, sung in her clear contralto, grew fainter and fainter until it ended in the slam of a distant door.
Mauny's Glossaire supplies the French terms for some of these adornments: tacou, olivettes, verrots et bevises, conte carbe, galets, margriette et pesans.
An ex-pupil of Corpus Christi High School, in Pentwyn, she had been a pupil of the well-known Olive Guppy dance school for 18 years and regularly danced in pantomimes at the New Theatre with the Olivettes.
RIP Miss Guppy, it was an absolute honour and a pleasure being one of your Olivettes.
Olive, 88, held the contract for the pantomime for 33 years and nicknamed her young dancers The Olivettes.
Contractor address : Passage Douard 44 rue des Olivettes
All the children had gifts from the cast, and Danny La Rue even took the time to autograph CDs personally for all the Olivettes.
Everyone concerned from the Olivettes to Sooty were wonderful.
Contractor address : ZA Sud 11 chemin des Olivettes
This consultation relates to the development of the Natural Sensitive Departmental space (Set) place called Les Olivettes on common Trilbardou and Charmentray.