Definitions

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  • adjective Illuminated by means of floodlights.

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  • adjective lit by floodlights

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  • adjective illuminated by means of floodlights

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Examples

  • 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.

    Citizendium, the Citizens' Compendium - Recent changes [en]

  • 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.

    County Championship scheduled for earliest start on record

  • 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.

    All the Sheikh’s Horses

  • And, floodlit, ink-besotted, so assails the upper atmosphere that all our better judgment fails.

    Varenna

  • 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.

    Sozzled - how English cricket got lost in drink | Barney Ronay

  • And, floodlit, ink-besotted, so assails the upper atmosphere that all our better judgment fails.

    Varenna

  • The fence between the two countries is floodlit for surveillance purposes.

    Asia in Pictures

  • 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.

    Dragon dreams of Barry John, Gareth Edwards and springtime in Paris | Frank Keating

  • 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.

    Shahid Afridi's bowling unites Pakistan and Bangladesh in cricket | Andy Bull

  • 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.

    All the Sheikh’s Horses

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