lava lamp

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lava lamp

n
a decorative type of lamp in which a luminous viscous material moves in constantly changing shapes
[C20: from the resemblance of the shapes to molten lava in water]
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These include Haier America, Lava Lite, The Onecare Co., Stonewall Kitchen, Viking Range, Adesso, Gio'Lifestyle, Lynk, Swiss Army, Tervis Tumbler, Viola Imports and Waechtersbach USA.
Pete's Brewing Company has also commissioned a custom Pete's Wicked Ale Lava Lite that's offered as on-display consumer offer.
Invented in 1963, a decorative fixture-in many homes during the 1970s, and still in production, Lava Lite lamps are now the object of renewed curiosity Indeed, researchers have come up with a novel application of the mesmerizing movements of the lamp's globules.
Noll and his colleagues decided that the unpredictably wandering globs in a Lava Lite lamp, operated according to the manufacturer's instructions, are a more convenient source of randomness than, say, the sporadic decays of a radioactive element.