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For the purpose of this chapter, the following definitions shall apply unless the context clearly indicates or requires a different meaning.
DIRECT LIGHT. Light emitted directly from the lamp, off of the reflector or reflector diffuser, or though the refractor or diffuser lens, of a luminaire.
DOWN LIGHTING. For an exterior luminaire, light emitted in the hemisphere below the horizontal plane.
FLOOD LIGHT. Any light fixture or lamp that incorporates a reflector or a refractor to concentrate the light output into a directed beam in a particular direction.
GLARE. Light emitting from a luminaire with an intensity great enough to reduce a viewer’s ability to see, and in extreme cases causing momentary blindness.
LIGHT TRESPASS. Light emitted by a lighting installation that falls outside the boundaries of the property on which the installation is sited.
LUMINAIRE. The complete lighting unit assembly (fixture), consisting of a lamp, or lamps and
ballast(s) (when applicable), together with the parts designed to distribute the light (reflector, lens, diffuser), to position and protect the lamps, and to connect the lamps to the power supply.
UPLIGHT. For an exterior luminaire, light emitted in the hemisphere at or above the horizontal plane.
(1999 Code, § 100.01) (Ord. 3642, passed 10-19-2009)