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Noun
/ˈlīmˌlīt/,
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limelights, plural;
  1. Intense white light obtained by heating a cylinder of lime in an oxyhydrogen flame, formerly used in theaters

  2. The focus of public attention
    • - the works that brought the artists into the limelight

  1. a focus of public attention; "he enjoyed being in the limelight"; "when Congress investigates it brings the full glare of publicity to the agency"
  2. a lamp consisting of a flame directed at a cylinder of lime with a lens to concentrate the light; formerly used for stage lighting
  3. Limelight is a type of stage lighting once used in theatres and music halls. An intense illumination is created when an oxyhydrogen flame is directed at a cylinder of quicklime (calcium oxide), which can be heated to 2572 °C before melting. ...
  4. Limelight is a 1936 British musical film directed by Herbert Wilcox and starring Anna Neagle, Arthur Tracy, Jean Winton and Ronald Shiner.
  5. Limelight is the ninth studio album by Canadian blues/rock musician Colin James released in 2005 (see 2005 in music). The song "Into the Mystic" was penned by Van Morrison.
  6. The following is a list of episodes for the television show Criminal Minds.
  7. Limelight is a 1952 comedy-drama film written, directed by and starring Charlie Chaplin, co-starring Claire Bloom, with an appearance by Buster Keaton. In dance scenes, Bloom is doubled by Melissa Hayden. The film score is composed by Chaplin and arranged by Ray Rasch.
  8. Kepi and Kat is a DJ/producer and singer/songwriter duo based in San Francisco, California, and primarily active in the West Coast dance club and outdoor-festival scene.
  9. Limelight is an Australian monthly arts and music magazine.
  10. Limelight is a 2003 studio album by Marti Webb.
  11. "Limelight" is a song by the Canadian progressive rock band Rush. It first appeared on the 1981 album Moving Pictures. The song's lyrics were written by Neil Peart with music written by Geddy Lee and Alex Lifeson. ...
  12. The Limelight is the name of a string of different nightclubs that were owned and operated by Peter Gatien, located in Atlanta, Chicago, Hollywood, Florida, and London, and formerly in New York City.
  13. The Limelight in Belfast, Northern Ireland is a bar, nightclub and music venue. The complex on the city's Ormeau Avenue includes The Limelight, a bar called Katy Daly's, and Spring and Airbrake. The nearby Auntie Annie's Porterhouse on the Dublin Road is also owned by The Limelight.
  14. The form of illuminant used mainly in professional lantern slides where an intense white light was produced by a flame of an Oxy-hydrogen blowlamp playing on a block of lime.
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