Definition of downlight in English:


Syllabification: down·light
Pronunciation: /ˈdounlīt
(also downlighter)


A light placed or designed so as to throw illumination downward.
More example sentences
  • This type of lighting can be supplied by table or floor lamps, uplights, downlights, spotlights and hanging lights.
  • At night, the building's silver aluminum soffit is lit with high-energy, high-efficiency uplights, and the lower-level walls are lit by wall-wash downlights recessed around the perimeter.
  • Have one wall completely covered with a sheet of mirror (check the size first to make sure you can get it into the flat), then use ceiling recessed downlighters to cast light down the mirror.



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  • The Kendal students offered a fixed bridge with a modern twist, including downlighting under the bridge, vandal-proof towpath bins and benches, and a decrease in gradient of Parkside Road.
  • He takes me to the kitchen - expanses of terracotta tiles, downlighting, new designer units, and a resplendent cream four-oven Aga.
  • Are they more the type you find hanging out around your polished granite benchtop with halogen downlighting perhaps?

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