lamplight lamplight

Definition(s):

  • (n) light from a lamp

Usage(s):

  1. From the other side, you catch glimpses of the windows of the Heera Mandi, flickering with lamplight as the women take up their positions in the district's doorways.
  2. A local yoga house in Michigan offered sessions by lamplight, and the Sheraton Hotel in Chicago arranged check-in by candlelight.
  3. The room's warm lamplight reflects softly off his crocodile shoes.

News

  1. A cool day at the pool

    The Area 9 Senior Games kick off today with an opening ceremony at the Lamplight Inn at the Leland... - 10:42 pm
    on June 10, 2013     Source: Palladium-Item

  2. Senior Games featuring 4 days of competition starting today

    The Area 9 Senior Games kick off today with an opening ceremony at the Lamplight Inn at the Leland in Richmond.
    on June 10, 2013     Source: Palladium-Item

Quotes

  1. "We have been for all of the last decade or more looking under the lamppost to try to find those genes ...... and lots of times the lamplight was not actually where we wanted it," said Dr. Francis Collins, genetics chief at the National...
    on Apr 26, 2007 By: Francis Collins Source: Washington Post

  2. Lady Murasaki describes him at 17: "Over soft, layered white gowns he had only a dress cloak, unlaced at the neck. ...... lying there in the lamplight, against a pillar, he looked so beautiful that one could have wished him a woman."
    on Jan 2, 2009 By: Lady Murasaki Source: New York Times

  3. Van Gogh wrote: "I tried to show how these people, eating their potatoes under lamplight, dug the earth with those hands they put into the dish. So it speaks of manual labor and how they honestly earned their food.........."
    on Feb 6, 2008 By: Van Gogh Source: St. Catharines Standard

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