flood lamp

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n flood lamp light that is a source of artificial illumination having a broad beam; used in photography
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Usage

In literature:

No answer, I took the lamp once more and flooded the car with light.
"The Brother of Daphne" by Dornford Yates
They could not see where the light which flooded the place so pleasantly came from, for there were no lamps anywhere visible.
"The Patchwork Girl of Oz" by L. Frank Baum
A shaded lamp standing on the corner of the chest of drawers threw a bright flood of light over Gaga.
"Nana, The Miller's Daughter, Captain Burle, Death of Olivier Becaille" by Emile Zola
By and by the silvery moonlight began to flood the street, contrasting strangely with the orange glare of the lamps.
"We Two" by Edna Lyall
In the bedroom two unshaded lamps shed floods of light.
"Monsieur, Madame and Bebe, Complete" by Gustave Droz
Lupin switched on all the electric lamps, one after the other, till the room was flooded with light.
"The Hollow Needle" by Maurice Leblanc
He was appraising her almost startling beauty with the lamp glow flooding down on her.
"Back to God's Country and Other Stories" by James Oliver Curwood
She lighted the lamps and flooded the room with soft pink light.
"The Bell in the Fog and Other Stories" by Gertrude Atherton
The light of the lamp flooded the corridor, and he was able to view it from end to end.
"Frank Merriwell's Reward" by Burt L. Standish
The shop-windows are brightly lighted, and the monster hotels pour out a flood of radiance from their myriads of lamps.
"Lights and Shadows of New York Life" by James D. McCabe
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In poetry:

The lamps were dimly shining,
And the waters in a flood,
Came rolling o'er the pavement,
Where the little beggar stood.
"Who Cares?" by John Hartley
Yet age doth sometimes skill to guard
The beauty of its prime,
And hold a quenchless lamp above
The water-floods of time.
"Madam Pond," by Lydia Howard Huntley Sigourney
Flow to restore—but not destroy;
As when the cloudless lamp of day
Pours out its floods of light and joy,
And sweeps each lingering mist away.
"Progress of Gospel Truth" by John Bowring

In news:

The color temperature of flood lamps illuminating the flag atop Mount Soledad mirror that of sunlight at high noon.
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