arc lamp

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arc lamp

n.
An electric light in which a current traverses a gas between two incandescent electrodes and generates an arc that produces light. Also called arc light.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.arc lamp - a lamp that produces light when electric current flows across the gap between two electrodesarc lamp - a lamp that produces light when electric current flows across the gap between two electrodes
carbon arc, carbon arc lamp - has carbon electrodes
electric lamp - a lamp powered by electricity
Translations

arc lamp

, arc light
nBogenlampe f, → Bogenlicht nt
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By 1878 the house was using a turbine-powered electric arc lamp and in 1880 it had the incandescent carbon filament light invented by Armstrong's friend Joseph Swan, from Gateshead.
Brush, whose historic developments of the electric arc lamp, the electro-dynamo and storage battery, and power transmission significantly advanced the practical use of electricity.
Brush, was the inventor of the electric arc lamp, for which he was inducted into the National Inventors Hall of Fame earlier this year.

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