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  • n  having abundant light or illumination
    as long as the lighting was good
  • n  apparatus for supplying artificial light effects for the stage or a film
  • n  the craft of providing artificial light
    an interior decorator must understand lighting
  • n  the act of setting something on fire
  • v  make lighter or brighter
  • v  begin to smoke
  • v  to come to rest, settle
  • v  cause to start burning; subject to fire or great heat
  • v  fall to somebody by assignment or lot
  • v  alight from (a horse)

  • Whether illuminating rock concerts or lighting up Scottish highlands, they are showing us new ways to see and hear.
  • High-tech lighting is getting more energy-efficient and more aesthetically pleasing too.
  • After a lighting ceremony in Greece, the torch will make a 137,000 km "journey of harmony," stopping off in 135 cities on five continents.
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  • Sarah Palin in New York Times
    Those clothes, they are not my property,Ms. Palin told a large crowd in Tampa. "Just like the lighting and the staging and everything else that the RNC purchased. I'm not taking them with me. I'm back to wearing my own clothes from my...
  • Susan Lucci in International Herald Tribune
    I'm sure Eileen is lighting up the sky's in heaven with her flaming red hair and lovely Scottish accent,Lucci said. "The earth's loss is heaven's gain!"
  • Alvaro Uribe in FOXNews
    Uribe replied: "President Chavez, the truth is you can't set fire to the continent like you do, talking one day against Spain, the next day against the United States. ...... You can't mistreat the continent, lighting it up like you do, and speaking...

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