electric lamp


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Noun1.electric lamp - a lamp powered by electricityelectric lamp - a lamp powered by electricity  
arc lamp, arc light - a lamp that produces light when electric current flows across the gap between two electrodes
electric-discharge lamp, gas-discharge lamp - an electric lamp in which the light comes from an electric discharge between two electrodes in a glass tube
flashlight, torch - a small portable battery-powered electric lamp
lamp - an artificial source of visible illumination
electric light, electric-light bulb, incandescent lamp, light bulb, lightbulb, bulb - electric lamp consisting of a transparent or translucent glass housing containing a wire filament (usually tungsten) that emits light when heated by electricity
slit lamp - (ophthalmology) a lamp that emits a narrow but intense beam of light that enables an ophthalmologist, using a microscope, to view the retina and optic nerve
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I took out the list of Professor Challenger's exploits, and I read it over under the electric lamp.
There was a noise of business from the gasworks, and the electric lamps were all alight.
I'll have a row of electric lamps up here inside of six months, and you won't know it again, with a thousand candle-power Swan and Edison right here in front of the hall door.
It appeared that this was a great manufacturing place, where the people were engaged in making things, as though the West End, with its electric lamps, its vast plate-glass windows all shining yellow, its carefully-finished houses, and tiny live figures trotting on the pavement, or bowled along on wheels in the road, was the finished work.
As he spoke he lifted a little silver crucifix and held it out to me, I being nearest to him, "put these flowers round your neck," here he handed to me a wreath of withered garlic blossoms, "for other enemies more mundane, this revolver and this knife, and for aid in all, these so small electric lamps, which you can fasten to your breast, and for all, and above all at the last, this, which we must not desecrate needless.
Her head drooped; from the windows of a building with terraces and balconies came the banal sound of hotel music; before the low mean portals of the Casino two red posters blazed under the electric lamps, with a cheap provincial effect.
They lay alight in their cases like the electric lamps above.
Examples of some of the achievements the North East can lay claim to include the world's first passenger railway, the oldest purpose-built gaol in Hexham and the world's first street to be lit by an electric lamp, which was Mosley Street in Newcastle.
The Southampton inquest heard the fire, at Shirley Towers in the city, was caused by curtains draped over an electric lamp.
Keynote speeches are led by executives from Electric Lamp and Component Manufacturers' Association (ELCOMA) of India, European Lamp Companies Federation (ELC), Japan Electric Lamp Manufacturers Association (JELMA), Lighting Council Australia (LCA), National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) of the United States, Osram and Philips.
1) A value consistent with the definition of "beam spread" in the Japan Industrial Standards JIS Z8113 "Lighting vocabulary," and "luminous intensity distribution angle" specified in the Japan Electric Lamp Manufacturers Association Standards JEL 800 "LED Light Bulb Type Code Assignment Method," in comparison with Silica bulbs
4) On the other hand, from Japan's side, Hoshimi Uchida and Shin Hasegawa showed that technology was introduced in the electrical equipment, electric lamp, and vacuum tube fields via contractual relationships between GE and Japanese companies.