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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
References in classic literature ?
As he stood directly beneath a brilliant arc light, waiting for a limousine that was approaching to pass him, he heard his name called in a sweet feminine voice.
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The front of the house looks like a set from Inspector Morse, when the murder scene is illuminated by police arc lights.
More than a dozen powerful arc lights were placed in front of the waiting aircraft as darkness fell, to stop the men being filmed or photographed as they boarded.
So let us bring forward the unsung heroes for a moment into the full glare of the arc lights.
The powerful arc lights helping to make the grass grow at Cardiff City Stadium, above.
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