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light show

n.
A display of colored lights in shifting patterns, often accompanied by music and projected against the night sky or in a darkened auditorium.
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light show

n
a kaleidoscopic display of moving lights, etc, projected onto a screen, esp during pop concerts
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light′ show`


n.
an entertainment consisting of changing patterns of light and color, often accompanied by music and sound effects.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.light show - a display of colored lights moving in shifting patternslight show - a display of colored lights moving in shifting patterns
display, exhibit, showing - something shown to the public; "the museum had many exhibits of oriental art"
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References in classic literature ?
He jumped up yelling, and the first thing the light showed was the varmint curled up and ready for another spring.
All that day I floated up and down, now beaten this way, now that, and when night fell I despaired for my life; but, weary and spent as I was, I clung to my frail support, and great was my joy when the morning light showed me that I had drifted against an island.
The horses that had previously been invisible could now be seen to their very tails, and a watery light showed itself through the bare branches.
The light showed a pale, square-jawed face with keen eyes, and a little white scar near his right eyebrow.
That the Kincaid or other ship lay at anchor but a hundred yards from him he did not dream, for no light showed on board the steamer.
And I looked into the room, and the starry light showed you to me again."
But in France they are considered in very bad taste; there are gendarmes who occupy themselves with such affairs, judges who condemn, and scaffolds which avenge." Bertuccio clasped his hands, and as, in all these evolutions, he did not let fall the lantern, the light showed his pale and altered countenance.
Into this minute aperture I attempted to peer, but whether it was but a fraction of an inch deep or passed completely through the door I could not tell--at least no light showed beyond it.
Light showed her the familiar things: her clothes, fallen off the chair; the water jug gleaming white; but the horror did not go at once.
And likewise, says Em'ly, "My uncle's theer!" Fur if I ain't theer, I never have no light showed.'
He understood it all now--the locket and everything else that had been doubtful to him: a terrible scorching light showed him the hidden letters that changed the meaning of the past.
On 20 August 2019, on the occasion of Hungary's national holiday, in the centre of the City of Chongqing in China, there was a spectacular light show organised by the Hungarian Consulate General in Chongqing.