Definition of Lighting

1. Noun. Having abundant light or illumination. "As long as the lighting was good"

Exact synonyms: Light
Generic synonyms: Illumination
Antonyms: Dark
Derivative terms: Light

2. Noun. Apparatus for supplying artificial light effects for the stage or a film.
Generic synonyms: Apparatus, Setup
Specialized synonyms: Backlighting

3. Noun. The craft of providing artificial light. "An interior decorator must understand lighting"

4. Noun. The act of setting something on fire.
Exact synonyms: Firing, Ignition, Inflammation, Kindling
Generic synonyms: Burning, Combustion
Derivative terms: Ignite, Ignite, Inflame, Inflame, Kindle

Definition of Lighting

1. n. A name sometimes applied to the process of annealing metals.

Definition of Lighting

1. Noun. the equipment used to provide illumination; the illumination so provided ¹

2. Noun. the act of activating such equipment, or of igniting a flame etc. ¹

3. Noun. The process of annealing metals. ¹

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Definition of Lighting

1. illumination [n -S] - See also: illumination

Medical Definition of Lighting

1. A name sometimes applied to the process of annealing metals. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Lighting

lighthouse keeper
lighthouse keepers
lighthouse lens
lighting (current term)
lighting circuit
lighting fixture
lighting industry
lighting out
lighting up

Literary usage of Lighting

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

1. Industrial Arts Index by H.W. Wilson Company (1914)
"JR W 61:1263-4 Je 7 '13 Economics of factory lighting. Eng Rec 68: Cravath. Klee W 62:1118 N 29 '13 Foundry and workshop lighting. ..."

2. The Engineering Index Annual for by American Society of Mechanical Engineers (1909)
"Photometry lighting Curves of Distribution of Light of Artificial Illuminants. W. Voege. Abstract translation from Elek. Zeit. ..."

3. Readers' Guide to Periodical Literature by H.W. Wilson Company (1914)
"O. Problem of lighting in its relation to the efficiency of the eye. ... Value of right lighting for sculpture, architectural detail and paintings. ..."

4. Convention by National Electric Light Association Convention, National Independent Meat Packers Association, University of Georgia College of Agriculture, University of Georgia Dept. of Food Science (1902)
"Mr. Spaulding read the following paper: DISPLAY lighting, SIGNS AND DECORATIONS The fact that a large number of small units of light is infinitely better ..."

5. Bulletin of the New York Public Library by New York Public Library (1903)
"Gas Supply and Electric lighting Committee. Report 1893-4. ... Message of the Mayor of Boston relative to public electric lighting, and transmitting a copy ..."

6. Bulletin by Public Ownership League of America (1922)
"lighting %c Pumping Pumping Power and lighting. 2c lighting Pumping Power and lighting. Ic Power and lighting. Ic Power and lighting. ..."

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