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Meaning of "uplight" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF UPLIGHT

uplight  [ˈʌplaɪt] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF UPLIGHT

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Uplight is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES UPLIGHT MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of uplight in the English dictionary

The definition of uplight in the dictionary is a lamp or wall light designed or positioned to cast its light upwards.


WORDS THAT RHYME WITH UPLIGHT


aplite
ˈæplaɪt
daylight
ˈdeɪˌlaɪt
delight
dɪˈlaɪt
flashlight
ˈflæʃˌlaɪt
flight
flaɪt
haplite
ˈhæplaɪt
highlight
ˈhaɪˌlaɪt
hoplite
ˈhɒplaɪt
light
laɪt
lite
laɪt
moonlight
ˈmuːnˌlaɪt
plight
plaɪt
polite
pəˈlaɪt
satellite
ˈsætəˌlaɪt
slight
slaɪt
spotlight
ˈspɒtˌlaɪt
sunlight
ˈsʌnlaɪt
triplite
ˈtrɪplaɪt
trothplight
ˈtrəʊθˌplaɪt
twilight
ˈtwaɪˌlaɪt

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE UPLIGHT

upland sandpiper
uplander
uplandish
uplands
uplay
uplead
uplean
upleap
uplift
uplift bra
uplifted
uplifter
uplifting
upliftingly
uplighter
uplink
upload
uplock
uplook
uplying

WORDS THAT END LIKE UPLIGHT

back-up light
backlight
bright
candlelight
come to light
green light
headlight
in-flight
in mid-flight
limelight
put to flight
red light
searchlight
skylight
tail-light
the spotlight
torchlight
traffic light
ultralight
Very light
white light

Synonyms and antonyms of uplight in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «uplight» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF UPLIGHT

Find out the translation of uplight to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of uplight from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «uplight» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

上照
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

uplight
570 millions of speakers

English

uplight
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

uplight
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

uplight
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

карнизного светильника
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

uplight
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

uplight
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

uplight
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Uplight
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Deckenfluter
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

アップライト
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

uplight
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Lampu
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

uplight
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

uplight
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

वरचा प्रकाश
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

uplight
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

uplight
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

Rampa
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

карнизного світильника
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

uplight
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

uplight
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

uplight
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

uppljus
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

opplys
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of uplight

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «UPLIGHT»

The term «uplight» is regularly used and occupies the 104.276 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «UPLIGHT» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about uplight

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «UPLIGHT»

Discover the use of uplight in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to uplight and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Interior Lighting for Designers
Percentage of uplight is based on 100% light output for the luminaire. The maintenance category is determined by the characteristics in both enclosure columns. If a luminaire falls into more than one category, the lower-numbered category is ...
Gary Gordon, 2010
2
Human Factors in Lighting, Third Edition
... luminous flux emitted into the hemisphere above the luminaire is the uplight The luminous flux emitted intothe quarter of the sphere in front of the luminaire and below the horizontal plane is the forward light and that emitted into the quarter ...
Peter Robert Boyce, 2014
3
The Praeger Handbook of Environmental Health [4 volumes]
The uplight intensity distribution shown in Figure 22.3b, from Roy Garstang's models, can be used to represent the upward emission from real light fixtures. The table below shows the resulting sky-glow ratios for fixtures with 1 percent, ...
Robert H. Friis, 2012
4
Lighting for Driving: Roads, Vehicles, Signs, and Signals
Uplight, forward light, backlight, and trapped light are all expressed as percentages of the light source luminous flux. The uplight, forward light, and backlight solid angles are all subdivided into different zones according to the angle from the ...
Peter R. Boyce, 2008
5
Simplified Design of Building Lighting
See Figure 4.12. HID indirect uplighis are probably the second most common uplight. Many indirectly lit ceilings in banks or other high bay office applications are lit by HID fixtures suspended from the ceiling at a distance of 4 or more ft.
Marc Schiler, 1997
6
Lighting Redesign for Existing Buildings
In equipment selection, this means choosing luminaires with low-wattage sources that produce no uplight and have good backlighting control. For area lighting in a parking lot, a 150-250W fully shielded shoebox-type luminaire can be a good ...
Craig DiLouie, 2011
7
Guide to Energy Management
Barney L. Capehart, Wayne C. Turner, William J. Kennedy. Maintenance category Table 5.6. Maintenance Categories for Luminaire Types Top enclosure Bottom enclosure I 1 . None II 1. None 2. Transparent with 15% or more uplight through ...
Barney L. Capehart, Wayne C. Turner, William J. Kennedy, 2003
8
Applied Illumination Engineering
Transparent with 15 percent or more uplight through apertures. 3. Translucent with 15 percent or more uplight through apertures. 4. Opaque with 15 percent or more uplight through apertures. 1. None 2. Louvers or baffles III Transparent with  ...
Jack L. Lindsey, 1997
9
HVAC and Chemical Resistance Handbook for the Engineer and ...
The system on the right provides little uplight, resulting in the typical "cavern" effect associated with industrial spaces. The system at left provides uplight and improves the luminance of the ceiling and vertical surfaces. This system can provide ...
Tom Arimes, 1994
10
Light Right a practising engineer's manual on ...
... 15% or more □ Louvres or baffles uplight through apertures □ Opaque, with 15% or more uplight through apertures III □ Transparent, with less than □ None 15% upward light through apertures □ Translucent, with less than □ Louvres or  ...
T Senthil Kumar and G Harikumar M K Halpeth, TERI Project Team, 2004

2 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «UPLIGHT»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term uplight is used in the context of the following news items.
1
Accent Lighting Fixture offers uplight/downlight functions.
February 13, 2015 - Available with 150 W HID or 28 W LED light source, Muralux-T features uplight beam that highlights building elements above and downlight ... «ThomasNet News, Feb 15»
2
The Aesthete: The Allure of Uplights
And I can't think of the last time anybody mentioned the allure of uplights, which were actually invented in 1949 by Harry Gitlin, a Manhattan lighting designer. «Architectural Digest, Aug 12»

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