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direct lighting

lighting in which most of the light is cast directly from the fixture or source to the illumined area.
Origin of direct lighting
1925-30 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • Must be able to prep and operate camera equipment, and direct lighting.
  • During the summer months the wide roof overhang shades out summer heat gain and creates in-direct lighting.
  • direct lighting at the draw hole and surge pile on the night of the accident was provided by the lights on the bulldozer.
  • Each salon shall provide direct lighting to all work areas.
  • Drain was asked which was more efficient for general-illumination purposes, direct lighting or edge lighting.
  • There is no direct lighting in the room except small portion of the room.
  • The indirect portion of the light can be flipped down or redirected to provide dual intensity direct lighting.
British Dictionary definitions for direct lighting

direct lighting

(electrical engineering) a lighting system in which a large proportion (at least 90 per cent) of the light is directed downwards
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