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    Todd takes the incandescent light and aims it directly into Jim's eyes

    Hello

    Is the following sentence grammatically correct?

    "Todd takes the incandescent light and aims it directly into Jim's eyes."

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    Re: Todd takes the incandescent light and aims it directly into Jim's eyes

    What do you mean by "incandescent light"? Why not just use "light" or "torch" or similar?
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    Re: Todd takes the incandescent light and aims it directly into Jim's eyes

    Dear emsr2d2:

    First of all, thanks for your answer.

    I want to refer to a special bright (red, blue, or green) light for theatrical plays or shows, which is capable of partially blind a person if pointed directly. Although no permanent effects on vision of the person to whom it is aimed.

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    Re: Todd takes the incandescent light and aims it directly into Jim's eyes

    It doesn't sound right. An incandescent light radiates in all directions, unless it is confined within some apparatus (like a torch, as ems says). How about calling it a stage light?

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    Re: Todd takes the incandescent light and aims it directly into Jim's eyes

    That could be a spotlight. I've had a stage spotlight aimed straight in my face once or twice and I couldn't see a thing!
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