1) N-UNCOUNT The lighting in a place is the way that it is lit, for example by electric lights, by candles, or by windows, or the quality of the light in it.
...the bright fluorescent lighting of the laboratory...
The whole room is bathed in soft lighting.
...street lighting.2) N-UNCOUNT The lighting in a film or play is the use of different electric lights to give a particular effect.
Peter Mumford's lighting and David Freeman's direction make a crucial contribution to the success of the staging.
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