Pronunciation: (flud'līt"), [key]
—n., v., -light•ed or -lit, -light•ing.
1. an artificial light so directed or diffused as to give a comparatively uniform illumination over a rather large given area.
2. a lamp or projector that produces such a light.
to light up or illuminate with a floodlight.
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