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    KLPNO is offline Senior Member
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    steady red light

    Hello everyone

    I'd like to ask about the meaning of "steady" in the following sentence.

    Regardless of color, every surface glowed with a steady red light.

    Does "steady" mean that every surface always glowed with a steady red light, regardless of color.

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    Re: steady red light

    In this context it means "unchanging." Is this a description of a sunset/sunrise? That's pretty much the only situation in which all colors can be red all of a sudden :) On the other hand, it can happen during a fire, too...

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    Re: steady red light

    Quote Originally Posted by KLPNO View Post
    Hello everyone

    I'd like to ask about the meaning of "steady" in the following sentence.

    Regardless of color, every surface glowed with a steady red light.

    Does "steady" mean that every surface always glowed with a steady red light, regardless of color.
    yes, the surface was changeless

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    KLPNO is offline Senior Member
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    Re: steady red light

    Quote Originally Posted by julianort View Post
    In this context it means "unchanging." Is this a description of a sunset/sunrise? That's pretty much the only situation in which all colors can be red all of a sudden :) On the other hand, it can happen during a fire, too...
    It's a sentence from a science fiction story. The sentence describes a place where there is no sunshine and the only natural light comes from stars. In the past, there was a city in this place, but the sun disappeared and the city came into a deep decay.

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