floodlight

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • v floodlight illuminate with floodlights
    • n floodlight light that is a source of artificial illumination having a broad beam; used in photography
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Usage

In literature:

There were bright floodlights placed here and there to drench a large area with light.
"Operation Terror" by William Fitzgerald Jenkins
Lighting is accomplished by the use of gooseneck lamps, floodlights, or a spotlight.
"The Science of Fingerprints" by Federal Bureau of Investigation
Most of the floodlights were still on, and there was still some fighting around the maintenance-yard.
"Ullr Uprising" by Henry Beam Piper
Somebody snapped on a floodlight, aiming it at the ceiling.
"Omnilingual" by H. Beam Piper
Most of the floodlights were still on, and there was still some fighting around the maintenance-yard.
"Uller Uprising" by Henry Beam Piper, John D. Clark and John F. Carr
There was some swapping around of clothes and we gathered up the two lifters and the sonocutter and a floodlight and started upstream.
"Four-Day Planet" by Henry Beam Piper
Giant floodlights began to light up the scene.
"Astounding Stories of Super-Science April 1930" by Various
As they neared the sentry post the water was well lighted from electric floodlights set on each bank.
"A Yankee Flier Over Berlin" by Al Avery
The glow went out as Bell was just able to distinguish long rows of twinkling bulbs, and he saw the harsher, fiercer glow of floodlights.
"Astounding Stories of Super-Science, June, 1930" by Various
I turned off the spot and switched on the floodlight.
"The Trouble with Telstar" by John Berryman
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In poetry:

For every raw obscenity
Must have its small 'amenity,'
Its patch of shaven green,
And hoardings look a wonder
In banks of floribunda
With floodlights in between.
"Inexpensive Progress" by Sir John Betjeman

In news:

Darklight Precision DMX Micro RGB Floodlight .
The Precision DMX is the world's smallest DMX-controllable theatrical floodlight , according to Darklight.
The Champ FMV LED 100 to 400 W floodlights from Cooper Crouse-Hinds are designed for use in gas or dust hazardous areas, combining 60,000 h rated lamp life with a heat sink designed for high ambient temperatures and thick protective housing.
Hubbell Outdoor Lighting Inc is proud to introduce the Magniluter MLED Series, a family of LED floodlights designed specifically to provide energy-efficient and versatile solutions for large area floodlighting applications.
Spy Satellites' Early Role As ' Floodlight ' Coming Clear.
The Floodlight and the Spider Click to enlarge.
With lunar floodlights dimming peak of the show, there is still a chance to see 'fireball'.
Powerful "skytracer" floodlights light up the 27-kilometre ring of the Large Hadron Collider of the CERN, European Organization for Nuclear Research, in Geneva, Switzerland.
This concise, lucid history throws a floodlight on the tragic drama unfolding in Yugoslavia .
UK-based lighting rental company White Light has expanded its product line to include the StudioDue CityColor exterior colour-changing floodlight, and the Pulsar ChromaBank LED colour-mixing batten.
Alexis Pinturault of France produced a brilliant second run under floodlights to improve from sixth and win a World Cup slalom race on Saturday.
VAL D'ISERE, France (AP) — Alexis Pinturault of France produced a brilliant second run under floodlights to improve from sixth and win a World Cup slalom race on Saturday.
Jersey City resident Jeff Spangler works by floodlight in his basement, which was destroyed by Superstorm Sandy.
Darklight Precision DMX Micro RGB Floodlight.
The Precision DMX is the world's smallest DMX-controllable theatrical floodlight, according to Darklight.
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