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- adj. lit by floodlights
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Illuminated by means of floodlights.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. illuminated by means of floodlights
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Unlike scanning (searchlight) radars, CH, being a 'floodlit' system, provided up-date at the pulse repetition rate with a corresponding integration gain when using a CRT with a long persistence phosphor.
The fence between the two countries is floodlit for surveillance purposes.
This match was as much of an anti-climax as a World Cup quarter-final could be but every single one of the 113 runs scored by Pakistan raised roars that rang out into the floodlit sky and around the innumerable half-built towers that encircle the ground.
England's floodlit one-day game against India in Cardiff on a Friday night in September left Surrey's Jade Dernbach, and Somerset's Craig Kieswetter and Jos Buttler, driving from South Wales to London in the early hours of Saturday before playing in a major domestic final that same day.
But it is Wales's floodlit Test in Paris a little later which brings down the curtain on 2011's Six Nations Championship, and let's hope the last trumpets will be nice and resounding: it's been a bitty tournament so far.
In the days of Nad Al Sheba, at a typical race, men milled around the floodlit track in flowing white dishdashas and head scarves while women in black abayas sat cross-legged on the lawn that embraced the track, poring over racing forms.
Hunched within its floodlit new-build, English cricket is now surfing the finest margins, dependent on the grande bouffe of the Saturday spree merchant, and not so much in bed with the purveyors of walk-up hospitality as sweatily intertwined on the main stairs.
And, floodlit, ink-besotted, so assails the upper atmosphere that all our better judgment fails.
Shortly before midnight, the government bussed journalists to a floodlit stadium that was apparently on the outskirts of the city.
Kids can watch the gory action in a floodlit barn, bottle-feed the babies and pet the ponies and donkey.