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back·light

 (băk′līt′)
n.
1. A type of spotlight, used in photography, that illuminates a subject from behind.
2. A light that amplifies the brightness of an LCD screen by illuminating it from behind.
tr.v. back·light·ed or back·lit (-lĭt′), back·light·ing, back·lights
To light from behind: The photographer backlit the subject for a dramatic effect.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.backlighting - lighting from behindbacklighting - lighting from behind      
lighting - apparatus for supplying artificial light effects for the stage or a film
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