Gloassary

Glossary - W

Wall Lights

Wall Lights

Light fittings which are mounted to the walls either inside the home or on the exterior, such as the porch.

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Wall Washer

Wall Washer

A wall washer is a flush fitting wall light with a shade or structure designed to throw light onto the wall, "washing the wall with light".

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Warm White

Warm White

This is used to describe the colour temperature of a lights output which closely resembles a standard incandescent bulb. See glossary term "Kelvin" for more information. Usually between 2700 and 3000 on the Kelvin Scale.

Water Resistant

Water Resistant

If a product is described as water resistant it generally means it is able to withstand splashing or rain but not able to be submersed. Please be sure to check the IP rating to know the exact capabilities.

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Waterproof

Waterproof

If a product is described as waterproof it usually means it can withstand splashing, rain and may be suitable for submersion. Please be sure to check IP ratings for accurate capabilities. 

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Wattage

Wattage

This is the amount of energy which a bulb uses to light, this no longer gives an accurate indication on the amount of light which is provided. 

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Weathered

Weathered

An effect given to a finish to make it appear as if it has had long exposure to atmosphere and or outdoor elements. 

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Wrought/ Wrought Iron

Wrought/ Wrought Iron

Wrought in essence means "worked", when used to describe metal it usually mean it has be hammered or manufactured into shape.

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