Definition of Houselights

1. Noun. Lights that illuminate the audience's part of a theater or other auditorium.

Generic synonyms: Light, Light Source
Group relationships: Theater Light
Language type: Plural, Plural Form



Definition of Houselights

1. Noun. The illumination of the audience section of an auditorium or theatre ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Houselights

1. [n]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Houselights

housekeepers
housekeeping
housekeeping gene
housekeeping genes
housekeeping protein
housekeepings
housekeeps
housekept
housel
houseled
houseleek
houseleeks
houseless
houselessness
houselessnesses
houselights (current term)
houselike
houseline
houselines
houseling
houselled
houselling
housels
housemade
housemaid
housemaid's knee
housemaided
housemaiding
housemaids

Literary usage of Houselights

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Main Street by Sinclair Lewis (1920)
"... had forgotten to turn off the houselights. Some one out front was giggling. She galloped round to the left wing, herself pulled the switch, ..."

2. The Electrical Engineer (1891)
"... but the greatly increased revenue brought in from the houselights would far more than recoup the additional outlay upon larger engines and dynamos with ..."

3. Preliminary Report Upon Petroleum and Inflammable Gas by Edward Francis Baxter Orton, Ohio Chief Geologist, Geological Survey of Ohio (1886)
"... in part: For cooking stoves $1.00 per month. sitting room stoves 1.50 " " grates 2.00 to 2.50" houselights 15 to 30 " " patent lime kilns (draw kilns) ..."

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