Definition of track lighting in English:

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track lighting

Pronunciation: /trak ˈlīdiNG/


A lighting system in which the lights are fitted on tracks, allowing variable positioning.
Example sentences
  • It's easy to spend hundreds of dollars on halogen pot lights or track lighting, but nothing gets the job done quite like a string of well-placed Christmas lights.
  • The cell is dark - the only light emanating from track lighting set in the ceiling outside my personal suite.
  • Multiple track lighting with dimmers and down lights eliminate hot spots and allow us to adapt lighting to specific artworks.


track lights

plural noun
Example sentences
  • General, or ambient, lighting provides overall illumination by way of ceiling or wall-mounted fixtures, chandeliers, recessed lights, or track lights.
  • I remember a dim, pea-green room with, at one end, a concert grand on a low wooden dais: an obsidian shrine, illuminated by track lights hung from the ceiling.
  • There is one set of track lights above the stairway that are impossible to alter without scaffold or a very expensive, difficult-to-find, specialty ladder.

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Syllabification: track light·ing

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