- 1A large, powerful light, typically one of several used to illuminate a sports field, a stage, or the exterior of a building.More example sentences
- The rest of the venue will be lit with powerful floodlights.
- There were headlights, floodlights, tail lights and spot lights.
- There are lead-in lights from the river approach, landing floodlights, a marker beacon and a lighted windsock.
- 1.1The illumination provided by a floodlight: a tennis court where you can play by floodlightMore example sentences
- She said the work to repair the damage to the stopcock went on under floodlight until after midnight.
- It seems no time since we were cursing the never-ending long, dark, cold winter evenings spent working in the garden either by floodlight or, if it was wet, in the shed building cold frames.
- The matches will be played in floodlight over the weekends so that the corporates can relax and enjoy the game.
verb (past and past participle floodlit)[with object] (usually as adjective floodlit) Back to top
- Illuminate (a building or outdoor area) with floodlights: floodlit football fieldsMore example sentences
- The Cessna light plane eventually landed safely on a concrete, floodlit area at Roman Barracks as fire engines and paramedics stood by in case it burst into flames.
- The money was initially set aside for Moorhead High to build six floodlit all-weather areas with changing rooms and an athletics track.
- At night much of this central area is floodlit, giving an impression, reinforced by the many pavement cafes, of central Paris.
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