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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

light source placed behind an actor, object, or scene to create a highlight that separates the subject from the background

Usage examples (34)
  • It's LED-backlit, which is more energy efficient, removes the mercury and arsenic in normal computer screens.
  • (though not LED backlit, which is actually a deal-breaker for me).
  • The reason I say this is that sun-spots are 'backlit' for want of a better term.
  • In terms of the screen, both models are LED backlit, meaning excellent colour saturation and viewing angles. for more
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