Definition of lighting in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈlīdiNG/


1Equipment in a home, workplace, studio, theater, or street for producing light: the heartless glare of strip lighting
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  • But this week diggers moved in to start work on improving street lighting in the area.
  • The festive street lighting is currently being erected and there are a number of new features this year.
  • Changes to the environment, such as improving street lighting in known problem areas, are among other possibilities.
1.1The arrangement or effect of lights: the lighting was very flat
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  • In terms of graphics, the game features an engine capable of creating the most glorious lighting and particle effects.
  • But a clever and adaptable set, brilliant lighting effects and superb performances from the ensemble brought Greene's story to life.
  • The game sometimes dazzles with solid lighting and water effects.

Words that rhyme with lighting

backlighting, self-righting, sighting, unexciting, uninviting, whiting, writing

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Syllabification: light·ing

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