footlights

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foot·lights

 (fo͝ot′līts′)
pl.n.
1. Lights placed in a row along the front of a stage floor.
2. The theater as a profession.

footlights

(ˈfʊtˌlaɪts)
pl n
1. (Theatre) lights set in a row along the front of the stage floor and shielded on the audience side
2. (Theatre) informal the acting profession; the stage

footlights

A row of lights at the front of the stage, necessary in the past to counter the heavy shadows cast by overhead lighting on actors' faces.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.footlights - theater light at the front of a stage that illuminate the set and actorsfootlights - theater light at the front of a stage that illuminate the set and actors
forestage, proscenium, apron - the part of a modern theater stage between the curtain and the orchestra (i.e., in front of the curtain)
theater light - any of various lights used in a theater
plural, plural form - the form of a word that is used to denote more than one
Translations

footlights

[ˈfʊtlaɪts] NPL (in theatre) → candilejas fpl

footlights

[ˈfʊtlaɪts] nplrampe f

footlights

pl (Theat) → Rampenlicht nt; the lure of the footlights (fig)die Anziehungskraft der Bühne or der Bretter

footlights

[ˈfʊtˌlaɪts] npl (in theatre) → luci fpl della ribalta
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