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backlit

adjective uk   /ˈbæk.lɪt/ us  
lit up from behind, especially in order to create a special effect: His trophies were proudly displayed in a backlit cabinet.
Translations of “backlit”
in Chinese (Traditional) (尤指為了製造特殊效果)反光的…
in Chinese (Simplified) (尤指为了制造特殊效果)逆光的…
(Definition of backlit from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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