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lamp·shade

 (lămp′shād′)
n.
A protective or ornamental covering used to screen a light bulb.

lampshade

(ˈlæmpˌʃeɪd)
n
a shade that covers a light bulb

lamp•shade

(ˈlæmpˌʃeɪd)

n.
a shade for shielding the glare of a lighted lamp.
[1840–50]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.lampshade - a protective ornamental shade used to screen a light bulb from direct viewlampshade - a protective ornamental shade used to screen a light bulb from direct view
lamp - a piece of furniture holding one or more electric light bulbs
shade - protective covering that protects something from direct sunlight; "they used umbrellas as shades"; "as the sun moved he readjusted the shade"
Translations
شَمْسِيَّة مِصْباحعَاكِسُ النُّورِ
stínidlostínítko lampy
lampeskærm
lampunvarjostin
abažursjenilosjenilo za svjetiljku
lámpabúralámpaernyő
lampaskermur
ランプシェード
램프의 갓
abažūras
senčnik
lampskärm
โคมไฟ
chụp đèn

lampshade

[ˈlæmpʃeɪd] Npantalla f (de lámpara)

lampshade

[ˈlæmpʃeɪd] nabat-jour m inv

lampshade

[ˈlæmpˌʃeɪd] nparalume m

lamp

(lӕmp) noun
a (glass-covered) light. an oil-lamp; a table lamp; a street-lamp.
ˈlamp-post noun
the pillar supporting a street-lamp.
ˈlampshade noun
a cover for a light-bulb, made of eg cloth, paper or metal, which lessens, softens or directs the light coming from it.

lampshade

عَاكِسُ النُّورِ stínítko lampy lampeskærm Lampenschirm αμπαζούρ pantalla lampunvarjostin abat-jour sjenilo za svjetiljku paralume ランプシェード 램프의 갓 lampenkap lampeskjerm abażur abajur абажур lampskärm โคมไฟ abajur chụp đèn 灯罩
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These people came to see them without fail every year, usually at the capo d'anno, and of old her aunt used to make them some little present--her aunt and she together: small things that she, Miss Tita, made herself, like paper lampshades or mats for the decanters of wine at dinner or those woolen things that in cold weather were worn on the wrists.
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