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light show

noun
1.
a form of entertainment consisting chiefly of constantly changing patterns of light and color, usually accompanied by music and sound effects.
Origin of light show
1965-1970
1965-70
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  • The more a Christian knows of God, the more clearly does God's light show itself in him.

  • Sometimes when those beams of light show in the sky they are very awful.

    The Garden Party Katherine Mansfield
  • These leaves are smaller with crimped margin, and when held to the light show light green or yellow streaks between the veins.

    The Pecan and its Culture H. Harold Hume
  • He met it with a light show of banter—beneath which, to come to the surface later, lay hidden dark thoughts.

  • The variables found in them are all of short period and the changes of light show a noteworthy tendency to uniformity.

    Curiosities of the Sky Garrett Serviss
  • There were houses on both sides of the streets, but only now and then did a light show through the impenetrable darkness.

    The Caves of Fear John Blaine
British Dictionary definitions for light show

light show

noun
1.
a kaleidoscopic display of moving lights, etc, projected onto a screen, esp during pop concerts
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