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1. A light that uses electricity to produce illumination. Also called electric lamp.
2. Illumination produced electrically.
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|Noun||1.||electric light - electric lamp consisting of a transparent or translucent glass housing containing a wire filament (usually tungsten) that emits light when heated by electricity|
electric lamp - a lamp powered by electricity
filament - a thin wire (usually tungsten) that is heated white hot by the passage of an electric current
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