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23:59 Jul 5, 2007
German to English translations [PRO]
Tech/Engineering - Advertising / Public Relations
German term or phrase: Lichtmotive
Lichtmotive are used to indicate in a confined space what particular product is being used somewhere.
Would tis be LED lights? Or is there a more appropriate term?
Antoinette-M. Sixt Ruth
Local time: 18:52
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Summary of answers provided
4led display
swisstell
3light sculptures
SusieZ


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led display


Explanation:
hi !

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Note added at 20 mins (2007-07-06 00:19:48 GMT)
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or of course plural> led displays

swisstell
Italy
Local time: 01:52
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neutral  SusieZ (meets criteria): not simply LED's
50 mins

neutral  Kim Metzger: The spelling is LED, capital letters.
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light sculptures


Explanation:
Your question is somewhat confusing. I'm familiar with Lichtmotive as meaning lighting sculptures, similar to Chistmas light sculptures. They do not need to be only made of LEDs, but simple so-called Christmas bulbs, or small halogens.
What you're explaining, though, sounds to me like display lighting that is used to specifically illuminate a certain area. Again, LED's are a fairly new invention in the lighting industry and other than your question whether these are LED's you give no indication as to whether or not they are actually this source. They can be halogens, low-voltage or high-voltage, flourescents or other.

If I understood your question incorrectly, please let me know.

Source: I owned a lighting business, we made display lights and other designer lighting....

SusieZ
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Local time: 19:52
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