houselights
noun plural Date: 1920 the lights that illuminate the auditorium of a theater

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  • houselights — [hous′līts΄] pl.n. the lights that illuminate the part of a theater where the audience is seated …   English World dictionary

  • houselights — noun lights that illuminate the audience s part of a theater or other auditorium • Usage Domain: ↑plural, ↑plural form • Hypernyms: ↑light, ↑light source • Member Holonyms: ↑theater light * * * …   Useful english dictionary

  • houselights — /hows luyts /, n.pl. the lamps providing illumination of the auditorium or seating area of a theater. [1915 20; HOUSE + LIGHT1 + S3] * * * …   Universalium

  • houselights — noun The illumination of the audience section of an auditorium or theatre …   Wiktionary

  • houselights — n. lights of a house …   English contemporary dictionary

  • houselights — /ˈhaʊslaɪts / (say howsluyts) plural noun the auditorium lights of a theatre, cinema, etc., which are lowered during a performance …   Australian English dictionary

  • houselights, the — house,lights, the noun plural the lights in the main part of a theater where the audience sits …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • (the) houselights — the houselights UK US noun [plural] theatre, cinema the lights in the main part of a theatre or cinema where the audience sits Thesaurus: areas and structures in a theatre or cinemahyponym …   Useful english dictionary

  • the houselights — UK / US noun [plural] theatre, cinema the lights in the main part of a theatre or cinema where the audience sits …   English dictionary

  • Lighting control system — consists of a device, typically an embedded processor or industrial computer, that controls electric lights for a building or residence. Lighting control systems usually include one or more keypads or touch panel interfaces. These interfaces… …   Wikipedia

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