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uplight

[uhp-lahyt] /ˈʌpˌlaɪt/
noun
1.
a lamp, often a light bulb set in a cylinder or other container, placed on the floor so that a beam of light is directed upward.
Origin
1980-1985
1980-85; up- + light1
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Examples from the web for uplight
  • The specified uplight requirement is too strict for a decorative luminaire.
  • Fixtures installed at ground level to uplight displays are not allowed.

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