Definition of backlighting in US English:



  • See backlight

    • ‘An emailer suggests that the difference between the two pictures is a fluke of backlighting and the camera's automatic light meter.’
    • ‘Since flower petals are usually translucent, backlighting can give them an iridescent glow that accentuates the flower's color and brings it to life.’
    • ‘By the way, the motor driven door, the LCD display and the luminescent backlighting keep working even when the system is off.’
    • ‘Sensational smoky backlighting also accentuated the band's striking stage presence, as they stood as black silhouettes in a swirling, full-lit stage.’
    • ‘Instead of ordinary fluorescent backlighting, the developer team employed white LED-based backlighting.’