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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Theater illumination at the front of a stage that illuminate the set and actors.

Usage examples (35)
  • A reflection, or footlight, will enhance the beauty of the picture.
  • Pouring though it was, and grovelling admirer of footlight favourites as
  • So what crosses the footlight and projects its emotion to me is what I'm listening for.
  • He whistled on a small footlight he had noticed earlier, holding the azoth low enough to keep the driver from seeing it, should he look over his shoulder. for more
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