holophote definition

  • noun:
    • A lighthouse lamp with contacts or reflectors to get the rays of light and toss all of them in certain path.
    • A lamp with contacts or reflectors to get the rays of light and toss them in certain way; -- found in lighthouses.
    • The enhanced type of optical apparatus now utilized in lighthouses, wherein practically most of the light through the lamp or other resource is made available for the required aftereffect of illumination.
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