Definitions for "Direct Lighting"
Strong lighting in which the beams all travel in one direction and defined shadows are cast
Lighting that casts all, or at least 90%, of its light downward. The term can also refer to the distribution of light or the fixtures that produce this type of lighting. With intense beams, direct lighting is very dramatic, rendering forms and textures well. Typical fixtures include recessed lights, track lights, some pendant lights and task lights.
Lighting which distributes 90 to 100 percent of the emitted light in the general direction of a specific surface, usually the worksurface. The term usually refers to light emitted in a downward direction.