Backlit



Movies, Television. a light source placed behind an actor, object, or scene to create a highlight that separates the subject from the background.
to illuminate (something) from behind.
Contemporary Examples

A model, backlit by the runway, walks the runway at the Just Cavalli show on Thursday.
Milan Fashion Week Photo of the Day: September 19 The Fashion Beast Team September 18, 2013

adjective
illuminated from behind: a backlit screen

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    a reserve or accumulation, as of stock, work, or business: a backlog of business orders. a large log at the back of a hearth to keep up a fire. Compare forestick. to hold in reserve, as for future handling or repair. to enter and acknowledge (an order) for future shipment. to accumulate in a backlog: […]



  • Backlogging

    a reserve or accumulation, as of stock, work, or business: a backlog of business orders. a large log at the back of a hearth to keep up a fire. Compare forestick. to hold in reserve, as for future handling or repair. to enter and acknowledge (an order) for future shipment. to accumulate in a backlog: […]

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