Electric lamp

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A device that produces light from an electric current. Examples are Arc lamp, Fluorescent lamp, and Incandescent lamp.

Synonyms and Related Terms

lightbulb; light bulb; electric light; arc lamp; fluorescent lamp; incandescent lamp; elektrische Lampe (Deut.); lampe électrique (Fr.); lâmpada eléctrica (Port.)

Resources and Citations

  • T.Brill, Light: Its Interaction with Art and Antiquities. Plenum Press, New York, 1980.
  • Dictionary of Building Preservation, Ward Bucher, ed., John Wiley & Sons, Inc., New York City, 1996
  • The American Heritage Dictionary or Encarta, via Microsoft Bookshelf 98, Microsoft Corp., 1998

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