Spotlight
Spotlight Spot"light` (sp[o^]t"l[imac]t`), n. 1. The projected spot or circle of light used to illuminate brilliantly a single person or object or group on the stage, leaving the rest of the stage more or less unilluminated. [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

2. hence, conspicuous public notice. [Cant or Colloq.] [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

3. A lighting apparatus designed to throw an intense beam of light onto a small area. [PJC]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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