- Abundant natural illumination in daytime, producing clear visibility.
- 1847, Anne Brontë, chapter 44, in The Tenant of Wildfell Hall:
- Broad daylight illumined the apartment, for the sun was high in heaven.
- 1911, Bram Stoker, chapter 18, in The Lair of the White Worm:
- Within all was dark; but she entered as freely and with as little misgiving or restraint as if it had been broad daylight.
abundant natural illumination in daytime
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