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.
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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
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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.
Dictionary of Unfamiliar Words by Diagram Group Copyright © 2008 by Diagram Visual Information Limited
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
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Translations

footlights

[ˈfʊtlaɪts] NPL (in theatre) → candilejas fpl
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

footlights

[ˈfʊtlaɪts] nplrampe f
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

footlights

pl (Theat) → Rampenlicht nt; the lure of the footlights (fig)die Anziehungskraft der Bühne or der Bretter
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007

footlights

[ˈfʊtˌlaɪts] npl (in theatre) → luci fpl della ribalta
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995
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