Spotlight meaning

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An artificial source of light with a strongly focused beam, as on an automobile.
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A bright, directional light or lamp, especially one used to illuminate the focus or center of attention on a stage.
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The center of attention; the highlight or most important part.

Some people enjoy the spotlight.

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To focus attention on.
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To illuminate with a spotlight.

We spotlight the star, but the supporting cast has all the great lines in this scene.

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To draw attention to.

The news series served to spotlight corruption.

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Public notoriety or prominence.

She was in the spotlight after she won the marathon.

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To illuminate with a spotlight.
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A lamp with a strong, focused beam, as on an automobile, that can be directed on a small area.
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The condition of being well-known and subject to public scrutiny.
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To illuminate or draw attention to by, or as by, a spotlight.
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The desktop search function in Mac OS X, starting with Version 10.4. Spotlight lets users search for data located within almost any type of file stored in the computer. Spotlight can also perform Boolean searches. AND is implied by searching for multiple words; however, OR can be stated with the | symbol. For example, Web | Internet means search for documents that contain the word "Web" or the word "Internet."As is customary, in order to speed up desktop searching, Mac OS X indexes all the files in the computer. See desktop search.
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The circle of light shed by a spotlight.
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Origin of spotlight