backlight definition

  • noun:
    • a form of limelight, used in photography, that illuminates a topic from behind.
    • A spotlight that illuminates a photographic subject from behind.
    • A light attached to an LCD show.
    • The rear window of a motor car.
  • verb-transitive:
    • To light from behind: The professional photographer backlit the topic for a dramatic effect.
  • verb:
    • To illuminate some thing from behind.

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