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1. Artificial light in an intensely bright and broad beam.
2. A unit that produces a beam of intense light; a flood.
tr.v. flood·light·ed or flood·lit (-lĭt′), flood·light·ing, flood·lights
To illuminate with a floodlight.
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the act or process of illuminating something using floodlights
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[ˈflʌdlaɪtɪŋ] Niluminación f con focos
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(flad) noun
1. a great overflow of water. If it continues to rain like this, we shall have floods.
2. any great quantity. a flood of fan mail.
to (cause something to) overflow with water. She left the water running and flooded the kitchen.
ˈfloodlight noun
a kind of very strong light often used to light up the outside of buildings etc. There were floodlights in the sports stadium.
verbpast tense, past participle ˈfloodlit (-lit)
to light with floodlights.
ˈfloodlighting noun
ˈfloodlit adjective
ˌflood-ˈtide noun
the rising tide.
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The first stage of the development scheme is the installation of a stateof-the-art LED floodlighting system which is expected be the best in the Gallagher Premiership.
One which should have demanded a more transparent and public scrutiny by committee members is one recently decided at officer level which has concerns relating to the detrimental effect upon open countryside in granting the installation of floodlighting at Sileby Town Football Club on an elevated position on Seagrave Road, Sileby.
"GLT was introduced into the Championship at the start of the season and the system requires floodlighting levels in and around the goal area to be at a specified lux value," read an EFL statement.
The floodlighting plan, written on behalf of the council by Donald Insall Associates, says: "The lighting scheme has been carefully designed to illuminate the three most publicly visible elevations to celebrate the architecture and reinforce the building's position as a landmark in Liverpool.
CHAMPION jockey Silvestre de Sousa has warned the lack of floodlighting beyond the winning post on Newcastle's new allweather track is a potential hazard and could be dangerous if a rider is unshipped.
Coming up to date, if the football on show at St James' Park is anything but world class these days, the floodlighting is sometimes dazzling - literally.
Brighouse High School has applied for planning consent for an artificial pitch and floodlighting at the Finkil Street school.
The extensive floodlighting continues for 635 miles (1022 km) across Rajasthan, 109 miles (176 km) across the Jammu international border, and 125 miles (202 km) through Gujarat, the report said.
Minister of State for Home Affairs Mullappally Ramachandran said: Along Indo-Pakistan border, the government has approved revision of cost estimates in fencing, floodlighting, roads and Border Outposts works from the earlier sanctioned Rs.
He added: "We are very conscious that we have previous history, and not very good history, in relation to floodlighting applications.
"We have been advised by a reputable floodlighting company that these lights have at least a 10-year life-span," said Griffiths.