carbon arc lamp

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Noun1.carbon arc lamp - has carbon electrodescarbon arc lamp - has carbon electrodes    
arc lamp, arc light - a lamp that produces light when electric current flows across the gap between two electrodes
klieg light - carbon arc lamp that emits an intense light used in producing films
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If we want to go and study the resurgence of carbon arc lamps for area lighting, we can do that but it would be difficult to find funding.
He became interested in the possibility of creating artificial diamonds while working with carbon arc lamps.
Children were exposed to mercury vapour lamps and carbon arc lamps, which emitted intense doses of UV radiation, as close as 36 inches from their bodies, for up to an hour several times a week.