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EtymologyEdit

lime +‎ light

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NounEdit

limelight ‎(countable and uncountable, plural limelights)

  1. A type of stage lighting once used in theatres and music halls, producing a bright light by the use of incandescent quicklime.
  2. (by extension) Attention, notice, a starring or central role, present fame.

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VerbEdit

limelight ‎(third-person singular simple present limelights, present participle limelighting, simple past and past participle limelighted)

  1. to illuminate with limelight

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