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  • n. An electronic console used to control the lights in a theatre.


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light +‎ board


  • Halfway through them, the surgeon entered with his entourage, and gestured toward the lightboard with my scans mounted on it.

    Francine Hardaway: Yoga, Business and the Secret of Everlasting Youth

  • Ashlynn is going to show him their professional lightboard and sound system.

    Times Squared

  • Scurrilous jokes, health crises and family dysfunction; scudding, scurrying music and a sharp, colloquial text came together in a stylish production conducted by Elgar Howarth, directed by Neil Armfield and designed, using nothing more than an enormous LED lightboard box, by Brian Thomson.

    Bliss; BBC Prom 61: Hänsel and Gretel

  • Michael worked on the lightboard for years, but he figured out that it was a better gig for him to be an executive.

    Executives: A Meditation

  • Should I get a 10x12 "lightboard (€85.50), a 12x18" lightboard (€155), or a projector (€154.75)?


  • Well, anyway, I ended up with the 10x12 lightboard, because they didn't * have* any others after all that, and I decided I preferred having a smaller one to not having one at all and tracing on the window.


  • Man, I wish this lightboard tracing I did was a real drawing.

    chd strikes again

  • Now, my experience with projectors is that gosh, all the blood falls out of your arms while you're using one, but you can do things of all sizes with a projector, which you can't so much with a lightboard.


  • Yesterday it struck me that I needed a lightboard, or a trace board, whatever you want to call it, for art.


  • There would be no spotlight to stand in if we weren't behind the lightboard and there would be no music to sing to unless we played it.

    hamletwildie Diary Entry


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