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1. (Electrical Engineering)
a. an electric arc produced between two carbon electrodes, formerly used as a light source
b. (as modifier): carbon-arc light.
2. (Electrical Engineering)
a. an electric arc produced between a carbon electrode and material to be welded
b. (as modifier): carbon-arc welding.
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|Noun||1.||carbon arc - has carbon electrodes |
arc lamp, arc light - a lamp that produces light when electric current flows across the gap between two electrodes
klieg light - carbon arc lamp that emits an intense light used in producing films
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