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

  • n. See limelight.

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  • n. limelight

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. an intense light produced by the incandescence of a stick or ball of lime in the flame of a combination of oxygen and hydrogen gases, or of oxygen and coal gas; -- called also Drummond light and lime light.
  • n.

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

  • n. a lamp consisting of a flame directed at a cylinder of lime with a lens to concentrate the light; formerly used for stage lighting


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