indirect lighting

noun
reflected or diffused light, used especially in interiors to avoid glare or shadows.

Origin:
1920–25

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indirect lighting
 
n
reflected or diffused light from a concealed source

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Example sentences
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.
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