uplighter

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uplighter

(ˈʌpˌlaɪtə)
n
a lamp or wall light designed or positioned to cast its light upwards
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uplighter

n (= light)Wandfluter m
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Work has included installing new high quality inscribed sandstone paving and granite paving setts around the memorial, new uplights, road-widening improvements, refurbished street furniture and new banner poles.
"Create another layer of light by using Lucca uplights (PS110 each) for door surrounds, to focus on architectural features, or light steps."
The historic Seaboard building and Selden Arcade, which flank the modern atrium and New Tower, are both washed in a pale coral using LED/RGB uplights. The uplights are coupled, so that they always dim and go on and off together, as well as register the same color.
As well as ambient lighting to provide basic background light for everyday activities, include accent lighting in the form of directional spotlights, uplights, downlights, wall washes, baffled (concealed source) lights, table lamps and standard lamps to create light and shade, which is key for atmosphere.
You can buy ceiling fans with uplights, downlights, both, or none at all.
Use uplights, downlights and spotlights to highlight plants and to create moon shadows on the ground, or a grazing light to emphasise the texture of a wall or fence.
Two aluminum LED uplights, set in a bed of white gravel, bathe the fence with soft light in the evening and let the climbing wall recede into darkness.
Uplights can make a room feel taller and brighter, while lighting something beyond a room, such as a feature in a garden, will extend the space.
"For instance, uplights, which direct light up at the ceiling, make a room feel taller and brighter.
It meant the smart new uplights had to be filled in with Tarmac at the station, which opened next to the train station and Tesco store in March.
A word of caution about the inexpensive "uplights," the mini floor spotlights aimed upward: they tend to burn very hot.