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lighting

noun
     
light‧ing S3 [uncountable]
the lights that light a room, building, or street, or the quality of the light produced:
Better street lighting might help to reduce crime.
fluorescent/electric lighting
Fluorescent lighting is much cheaper to use than light bulbs.
subdued/dim/soft lighting (=lighting that is not very bright)

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