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indirect lighting

reflected or diffused light, used especially in interiors to avoid glare or shadows.
Origin of indirect lighting
1920-25 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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Examples from the web for indirect lighting
  • Kitchen has indirect lighting and upper end engineered flooring.
  • Candlelight mingles with mellow indirect lighting, and the whole effect is casual and romantic.
  • The design is sensuous with gorgeous indirect lighting and luxurious white linens.
  • The main recommendation is to replace the recessed fluorescent lighting system in the general office area with indirect lighting.
  • Traditional ceiling domes and elegant close-to-ceiling fixtures, provide general, indirect lighting from a central location.
  • The building is oriented to maximize sunlight along with individually controlled direct and indirect lighting.
  • In the example this meant that the rain water harvest, indirect lighting and foam board insulation were included in the design.
  • The use of natural materials and indirect lighting shall be encouraged.
  • In structures with ornamental or inaccessible ceilings, indirect lighting offers many possibilities.
  • Dave suggested indirect lighting because there are residential properties on either side.
British Dictionary definitions for indirect lighting

indirect lighting

reflected or diffused light from a concealed source
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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