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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Artificial light in an intensely bright and broad beam.
  • n. A unit that produces a beam of intense light; a flood.
  • transitive v. To illuminate with a floodlight.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A projector of a bright beam of light for use in theatres and studios; a flood
  • n. Powerful artificial illumination with a broad beam, especially in a series of units on pylons used to illuminate a sports ground.
  • v. To enlighten or illuminate with floodlight.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

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

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