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(General Physics) a light source in which an arc between two electrodes, usually carbon, produces intense white illumination. Also called: arc lamp
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1. an electric lamp in which the light source is a high-intensity arc between carbon rods or metal electrodes.
2. the light produced by such a lamp.
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|Noun||1.||arc light - a lamp that produces light when electric current flows across the gap between two electrodes|
electric lamp - a lamp powered by electricity
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arc lightn → lampada ad arco
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