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Noun1.light source - any device serving as a source of illuminationlight source - any device serving as a source of illumination; "he stopped the car and turned off the lights"
anchor light, riding lamp, riding light - a light in the rigging of a ship that is riding at anchor
blinker, flasher - a light that flashes on and off; used as a signal or to send messages
fairy light - a small colored light used for decoration (especially at Christmas)
flood lamp, floodlight, photoflood, flood - light that is a source of artificial illumination having a broad beam; used in photography
headlamp, headlight - a powerful light with reflector; attached to the front of an automobile or locomotive
houselights - lights that illuminate the audience's part of a theater or other auditorium
jacklight - a light used as a lure in hunting or fishing at night
navigation light - light on an airplane that indicates the plane's position and orientation; red light on the left (port) wing tip and green light on the right (starboard) wing tip
night-light - light (as a candle or small bulb) that burns in a bedroom at night (as for children or invalids)
panel light - a light to illuminate an instrument panel
room light - light that provides general illumination for a room
sconce - a candle or flaming torch secured in a sconce
searchlight - a light source with reflectors that projects a beam of light in a particular direction
running light, sidelight - light carried by a boat that indicates the boat's direction; vessels at night carry a red light on the port bow and a green light on the starboard bow
source of illumination - any device serving as a source of visible electromagnetic radiation
strip lighting - light consisting of long tubes (instead of bulbs) that provide the illumination
theater light - any of various lights used in a theater
torch - a light usually carried in the hand; consists of some flammable substance
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Direct glare results when a light source is directly in an occupant's field of vision and can be solved by simply shielding the light source from the person's line of sight--for example, by using shades or blinds.
However, tritium light sources are available for industrial and commercial applications and thus, the tritium light source market is expected to grow in these regions as well.
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Summary: Sony recently revealed its next-generation light source and WUXGA installation projector with Laser Light Source Technology at the recent Integrated Systems Europe (ISE) show in Amsterdam.
LEDs are more spectrally tunable than any previous light source.
Overall, the total luminous flux of the light source is measured with a photometer or with an Ulbricht sphere [2], [3].
Biomedical technicians can use the L700 in the service laboratory or endoscopic light source for testing light guides and endoscope optical fibers.
The book will interest scientists and students in spectroscopy and light source subjects and others in related fields such as engineering and architecture.
To develop miniaturized, energy-saving and low-cost light source modules, Pioneer has focused on the RGB semiconductor laser light source, and promoted work on developing modules for RGB semiconductor laser light sources.
Both detectors for light source reference and transmittance are GO BTS256 diode array sensors.
It is built with an energy-efficient LED light source for up to 1,000 hours of use.
Scientists at an analytical lab in Sudbury believe they have hit the mark with a proposed research project utilizing the Canadian Light Source synchrotron, Canada's super microscope at the University of Saskatchewan, to improve metals analysis methods in the mining industry.