Lighting designers must be able to define and use a dizzying array of technical terms used in the art of theatrical lighting design. As in many languages, the language of lighting design can have some confusing terminology. Some words even have double meanings, and multiple definitions depending on how they are used. It would take a very long article to explain all the technical words used in the theatre. Below are a few of my favorite terms that are sometimes misunderstood.
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