Backlight meaning

băklīt
A type of spotlight, used in photography, that illuminates a subject from behind.
noun
3
0
A light that amplifies the brightness of an LCD screen by illuminating it from behind.
noun
3
0
To light from behind.

The photographer backlit the subject for a dramatic effect.

verb
3
0
To light, or illuminate, from the rear or from the side away from the camera or the viewer.
verb
3
0
Light or illumination from behind the person or thing being viewed.
noun
3
0
Advertisement
With regard to electronic devices, a backlight is the light source for an LCD screen. The light typically comes from a fluorescent lamp or LED. See LCD, LED TV and CCFL.
1
0
noun
1
0
To illuminate something from behind.
verb
1
0
A light attached to an LCD display.
noun
0
1
The rear window of a motor car.
noun
0
1
Advertisement

Origin of backlight