student lamp

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student lamp

A reading lamp having a flexible, adjustable neck and intended for use on a desk.

stu′dent lamp`

a table lamp whose light source can be adjusted in height.
[1870–75, Amer.]
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Noun1.student lamp - a reading lamp with a flexible neckstudent lamp - a reading lamp with a flexible neck; used on a desk
reading lamp - a lamp that provides light for reading
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The firelight flashed and glittered on the silver ornaments of her dress; her neck and arms, with their burden of jewels, gleamed like porcelain in the semi-darkness outside the halo of his student lamp.
Seeing that he had chosen history she fetched her workbasket, drew up an arm-chair to the green-shaded student lamp, and uncovered a cushion she was embroidering for his sofa.
Rank simply means a little more midnight oil in the student lamp and it is well worth getting.

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