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1. Lights placed in a row along the front of a stage floor.
2. The theater as a profession.
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
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.
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|Noun||1.||footlights - 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