Definition of electrolier in English:

electrolier

Syllabification: e·lec·tro·lier
Pronunciation: /iˌlektrəˈlir
 
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noun

  • A chandelier in which the lights are electrical.
    More example sentences
    • For some of her larger lamps and electroliers, she used the striated and textured surfaces of shells to give a decorative three-dimensional effect to a shade.
    • The catalogue offered more than thirty models of lamps, sconces, and electroliers, and she held several examples of most models in her inventory.
    • The interior, which is reflected across the adjacent bandstand as it grows dark, is all scumbling and dragging and poison-blue electroliers.

Origin

late 19th century: from electro-, on the pattern of chandelier.

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