Definition of wallwasher in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈwɔːlwɒʃə/

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A lighting fixture designed to illuminate a wall evenly without lighting the floor.
Example sentences
  • They fall into two basic categories: fixed, such as pendant lights, ceiling lights, wallwashers and spotlights, and freestanding which include standard lamps, table lamps and uplighters.
  • The effect of the lens wallwashers is achieved using reflector systems in conjunction with wallwasher lenses.
  • The space also serves as a gallery where artwork is illuminated by linear fluorescent wallwashers.
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