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lighting

light·ing

lighting

pronunciation:
laI tIng
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: type and arrangement of artificial illumination and the effects it creates.
the interesting lighting in this roomThe actors were good but the lighting was inadequate.
definition 2: the way light appears in relation to objects, esp. in a painting or photograph.
definition 3: the act of shedding light; illumination.
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  film, light, photography, theater