calcium light


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calcium light

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calcium light

n
(Theatre) another name for limelight
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cal′cium light`


n.
a brilliant white light produced by heating lime to incandescence; limelight.
[1860–65]
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Noun1.calcium light - a lamp consisting of a flame directed at a cylinder of lime with a lens to concentrate the light; formerly used for stage lighting
lamp - an artificial source of visible illumination
theater light - any of various lights used in a theater
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history, when a calcium light sparks a fire and the asbestos curtain doesn't come down far enough to protect the audience.
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"It was exciting to make something out of nothing and make people move in odd and different ways." Calcium Light Night, his first work for NYCB, premiered there in January 1978 and earned him instant respect.