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spotlight 中文解釋 wordnet sense Collocation Usage
Verb
/ˈspätˌlīt/,
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spotlights, plural;
  1. Illuminate with a spotlight
    • - the dancers are spotlighted from time to time throughout the evening
  2. Direct attention to (a particular problem or situation)
    • - the protest spotlighted the overcrowding in federal prisons
Noun
  1. A lamp projecting a narrow, intense beam of light directly onto a place or person, esp. a performer on stage

  2. A beam of light from a lamp of this kind
    • - the knife flashed in the spotlight
  3. Intense scrutiny or public attention
    • - she was constantly in the media spotlight

  1. foreground: move into the foreground to make more visible or prominent; "The introduction highlighted the speaker's distinguished career in linguistics"
  2. limelight: a focus of public attention; "he enjoyed being in the limelight"; "when Congress investigates it brings the full glare of publicity to the agency"
  3. a lamp that produces a strong beam of light to illuminate a restricted area; used to focus attention of a stage performer
  4. illuminate with a spotlight, as in the theater
  5. Spotlight is the second live album by Irish band Tír na nÓg. It contains recordings from the BBC archive including some tracks from the John Peel Sessions with the band.
  6. Spotlight is the 2009 album by Antoine Clamaran, released on 22.06.2009.
  7. Spotlight is the BBC's regional news programme for the southwest of England, covering Cornwall, Devon, West Dorset, and Somerset. There is also a special version of the programme for viewers in the Channel Islands. ...
  8. Spotlight is the name given to a BBC Northern Ireland weekly current affairs programme.
  9. Spotlight was a 24-hour premium movie channel launched in 1978, with the only non-movie programming being monthly previews of films airing on the channel. In 1980, Spotlight expanded its programming schedule to 24 hours a day, seven days per week. ...
  10. "Spotlight" is Fayray's 19th single. It was released on November 23, 2005, and peaked at #81. It was used as insert song for TV drama "Oniyome Nikki" (starring Arisa Mizuki). "Spotlight" is her lowest-selling single to date.
  11. A flashlight (usually called a torch outside North America) is a hand-held electric-powered light source. Usually the light source is a small incandescent lightbulb or light-emitting diode (LED). ...
  12. (Spotlights) Directional lighting to emphasize an object or draw attention to specific features, areas or displays.
  13. A lamp that provides a defined circle of light.
  14. A lighting instrument in which the angle and beam size can be controlled.
  15. A symbol of recognition from one Orioles fan to another where the arm is extended over the head and an the open palm is thrust in the direction of the other Orioles fan.
  16. A (small) projector giving concentrated light usually not more than 20° beam spread.
  17. A source of illumination for an externally illuminated sign; a lamp with a strong focused beam directed toward a sign.
  18. A fixture designed to light only a small, well-defined area.
  19. A booklet of student mug shots along with witty comments and jokes.
  20. Dictionary now works with Spotlight, which displays the Dictionary definition in the search results.
  21. Every Monday, interesting Halo personae (ranging from community site leaders to comic artists and authors) will be featured and interviewed.
  22. The light area that appears around a character when you click on it with the rule tool. It has "handles" on each side so you can change its shape. The spotlight determines which squares are included in a rule.
  23. a device that alerts listeners to important points.
  24. A light which casts rays in a cone shaped spread; often used top create the classic “Hollywood spotlight” effect.
  25. NESF's homepage, showcasing our current priorities and messages.  NESF's website is where you can find all the information about fundraising programs, educational opportunities, details on the school play and lots more.