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light bulb

n.
A light-emitting device that consists of a gas-filled glass tube or bulb and is used inside electric light fixtures and flashlights.

light bulb

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lightbulb

n
(Electrical Engineering) a glass bulb containing a gas, such as argon or nitrogen, at low pressure and enclosing a thin metal filament that emits light when an electric current is passed through it. Sometimes shortened to: bulb

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n.
an electric light bulb; incandescent lamp.
[1880–85]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.light bulb - electric lamp consisting of a transparent or translucent glass housing containing a wire filament (usually tungsten) that emits light when heated by electricitylight bulb - 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
Translations
žárovka
elpærepære
hehkulamppulamppu
žaruljasijalica
égővillanykörte
ljósapera
電球
전구
glödlampa
หลอดไฟ
bóng đèn

light bulb

nlampadina

light bulb

مِصْبَاحٌ كَهْرَبَاْئِيٌّ žárovka elpære Glühbirne λαμπτήρας bombilla hehkulamppu ampoule žarulja lampadina 電球 전구 lichtpeertje lyspære żarówka lâmpada лампочка glödlampa หลอดไฟ ampul bóng đèn 电灯泡
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