What does light meter mean?

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light me·ter

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. light meter, exposure meter, photometernoun

    photographic equipment that measures the intensity of light

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  1. light meternoun

    an exposure meter

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  1. Light meter

    A light meter is a device used to measure the amount of light. In photography, a light meter (more correctly an exposure meter) is used to determine the proper exposure for a photograph. The meter will include either a digital or analog calculator which displays the correct shutter speed and f-number for optimum exposure, given a certain lighting situation and film speed. Similarly, exposure meters are also used in the fields of cinematography and scenic design, in order to determine the optimum light level for a scene. Light meters are used in the general field of architectural lighting design to verify proper installation and performance of a building lighting system, and in assessing the light levels for growing plants.

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  1. light meter

    A light meter is a device used to measure the amount of light in a specific area or scene. It is often used in photography and filmmaking to determine the proper exposure for a photograph or shot. Light meters can measure both incident light (light falling on the subject) and reflected light (light bouncing off the subject).

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  1. Light meter

    A light meter is a device used to measure the amount of light. In photography, a light meter is often used to determine the proper exposure for a photograph. Typically a light meter will include a computer, either digital or analog, which allows the photographer to determine which shutter speed and f-number should be selected for an optimum exposure, given a certain lighting situation and film speed. Light meters are also used in the fields of cinematography and scenic design, in order to determine the optimum light level for a scene. They are used in the general field of lighting, where they can help to reduce the amount of waste light used in the home, light pollution outdoors, and plant growing to ensure proper light levels.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of light meter in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of light meter in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

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