lighting


lighting
noun
ADJECTIVE
bright, good, harsh, strong
bad, low, poor
dim, soft, subdued, subtle
ambient, moody

the moody lighting and chilled-out atmosphere of the bar

dramatic, theatrical

dramatic lighting effects

coloured/colored

Coloured/Colored lighting has been employed to create an exciting atmosphere.

adequate, proper
artificial, natural
electric, fluorescent, gas, incandescent (AmE)
street
exterior, outdoor

exterior lighting and alarm systems

indoor, interior
stage
emergency

The generator supplies emergency lighting.

background
concealed (esp. BrE), indirect, overhead, recessed (esp. AmE), track (esp. AmE)

The showroom has a slate floor and track lighting.

security
… OF LIGHTING
level
VERB + LIGHTING
have

The kitchen has adequate lighting.

use

No special lighting was used when making the video.

provide

The only lighting was provided by panels on the floor.

install
adjust, control

Patients can adjust the lighting using a dimmer.

a touch pad to control the lighting

LIGHTING + NOUN
level
arrangement, scheme, system

a typical lighting scheme for a house

effects
designer, engineer
fixture (esp. AmE)

Collocations dictionary. 2013.

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