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dim-out (ˈdɪmˌaʊt) 



  1. (in the US) a restriction which limits the use of lights at night

Example Sentences Including 'dim-out'

A dim-out lining was sewn on to the backs of all window coverings to ensure privacy, since Nicole's living room fronts onto a busy street.
Globe and Mail (2003)


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