Back Light

Technology / Television (TV) / Back Light: In the three-point lighting system, the source of illumination placed behind and above the actor. Its main function is to cast light on the actor's head and shoulders, creating an outline of light around the actor to distinguish him or her from the background.

Other Words for Back

Back Adverb Synonyms: to or toward(s) the rear, rearward(s), backward(s), away
Back Verb Synonyms: invest in, wager or bet on
Back Noun Synonyms: backside, rear, dorsum
Back Adjective Synonyms: rear, service, servants'
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Other Words for Light

Light Verb Synonyms: turn on, switch on, put on
Light Adjective Synonyms: ignite, set alight, set or put a match to, kindle, burn, touch off, set fire to, fire
Light Noun Synonyms: illumination, brightness, daylight, lamplight, candlelight, firelight, gaslight, torchlight, starlight, moonlight, sunlight, gegenschein, counterglow
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Three-Point Lighting

Technology / Television (TV) / Three-Point Lighting: An aesthetic convention in which an actor or object is lit from three sources or points of light of varying intensity. There is one main source of illumination (key light), one source filling shadows MORE

Lighten Up

Business / Finance / Lighten Up: Selling some part of a stock or bond position in a portfolio to realize capital gains or to losses or increase cash assets. MORE

Lightbox

Entertainment / Photography / Lightbox: Box of fluorescent tubes balanced for white light and covered with translucent glass or plastic. Used for viewing, registering or correcting film negatives and positives. MORE

Light-Tight

Entertainment / Photography / Light-Tight: Term denoting a material or piece of equipment that is impervious to light. MORE

Light-Emitting Diode (LED)

Technology / Computers / Light-Emitting Diode (LED): Abbreviation of light emitting diode, an electronic device that lights up when electricity is passed through it. LEDs are usually red. They are good for displaying images because they can be relativel MORE

Lighter-Than-Air Craft (LTAC)

Technology / Aviation / Lighter-Than-Air Craft (LTAC): Generally referring to powered blimps and dirigibles, but often also includes free balloons. MORE

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