holophote


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holophote

(ˈhɒləʊˌfəʊt)
n
(General Physics) optics a device or system for reflecting and redirecting all or a large amount of the light from a source, such as the lamp system in a lighthouse
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"A passagem do cortejo luminoso que, descendo a Avenida, entrou pela rua Treze de Maio, a masa popular que enchia a grande arteria deslocouse para os lados do Monroe, atrahida pela feerica iluminacao accrecida ainda pelas projecoes dos possantes holophotes de todos os navios de guerra surtos no porto.