lampshade


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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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