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beam lights

plural noun
(in a theater or other auditorium) spotlights affixed to the ceiling of a stage setting, as distinguished from footlights, border lights, etc.
Origin of beam lights
1520-30, for an earlier sense Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • If the offender tests positive while driving, the car's horn will sound, and its high beam lights will flash on and off.
  • Drive with your low beam lights on, even if you feel they affect your ability to see.
  • Clifton arrived with his truck and used the truck lights to illuminate the shovel, flashing the high beam lights on and off.

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