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heat lamp

Syllabification: heat lamp

Definition of heat lamp in English:

noun

An electrical device with a bulb that emits mainly heat rather than light, used as a heat source.
Example sentences
  • Initial investigations by the fire service point to an electrical fault with a heat lamp having been the cause, although they were still examining the scene today.
  • A binder material is sprayed onto it in the desired shape by the printhead, and cured with a heat lamp.
  • Heating with a heat lamp or propane torch may make the covering less brittle.

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