from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun An electric lamp in which the light is produced by the incandescence of a resisting substance (as carbon), induced by the passage through it of a current of electricity. See electric light, under electric.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun (Chem.) An aphlogistic lamp. See aphlogistic.
  • noun (Elect.) An incandescent lamp. See Incandescent, a.

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  • noun An aphlogistic lamp.
  • noun An incandescent lamp.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun a gas-discharge tube with a hot cathode; used in stroboscopes


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glow +‎ lamp


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  • Repressing a shiver, Iridal focused her mind on what was important'the recovery of her lost child-and, drawing her cloak more closely about her, proceeded with firm step to the baked clay door illuminated by the glowlamp.

    The Hand of Chaos Hickman, Tracy 1993

  • Trian emerged, carrying an iron glowlamp to light his way.

    The Hand of Chaos Hickman, Tracy 1993

  • He waited beneath the glowlamp, intending to make certain that the woman was truly leaving.

    The Hand of Chaos Hickman, Tracy 1993

  • No lights burned here, except for a single glowlamp provided for the benefit of the soldier on duty.

    The Hand of Chaos Hickman, Tracy 1993

  • A glowlamp on it cast softness over cloth, silver, ceramic, and the two people already seated.

    Inconstant Star Anderson, Poul, 1926- 1991

  • Despite non-Technic design, Chee recognized a glowlamp, a thermostated air renewer, a waste unit, an acceleration couch ... space gear, by Cosmos!

    The Earth Book of Stormgate Anderson, Poul, 1926-2001 1978


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