American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. The state of being lighted; illumination.
- n. The method or equipment used to provide artificial illumination.
- n. The illumination so provided.
- n. The act or process of igniting.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The act of making light or becoming light. See light, transitive verb
- n. The act of igniting or illuminating: as, the lighting of a fire; street-lighting.
- n. In metal-working, same as annealing.
- n. The act of making or becoming light or less heavy. See light, transitive verb
- n. The act of alighting, as from flight.
- n. the equipment used to provide illumination; the illumination so provided
- n. the act of activating such equipment, or of igniting a flame etc.
- n. The process of annealing metals.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. (Metal.) A name sometimes applied to the process of annealing metals.
- n. the act of setting something on fire
- n. apparatus for supplying artificial light effects for the stage or a film
- n. the craft of providing artificial light
- n. having abundant light or illumination
- See light (Wiktionary)
“He smiled suddenly, the expression lighting up his whole face.”
“And— He smiled suddenly, the expression lighting up his rather somber face.”
“In the example, the author moves an open book from a plain white background to a wood floor, and though the lighting is a little conspicuous, the results are still impressive.”
“For better results, take a minimum of three pictures and make sure the lighting is the same for each photo.”
“These photos show how the lighting is attached to the sleeve.”
“Apart from the fact that the lighting is a lot less even and there is more shadow in this shot, what is evident here is that the baby's body has been excavated more completely, or "Green Helmet" has pulled it from the dust.”
“The latest effort to get Blackpool back on the map is what they call a lighting spectacular -”
“Its in the lower level or basement of the strip downtown (which does make the new name make sense) and the lighting is on the dim side, just a great place to unwind.”
“October 1999: another solar flare is once again lighting up the night skies of New York.”
“So once the developer was able to determine how to account for variations in lighting and image quality, he was easily able to measure a pulse, and it worked well enough that it matched up with the results of FDA-approved devices.”
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