Definition of discharge lamp in English:

discharge lamp

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noun

  • A lamp in which the light is produced by a discharge tube.
    More example sentences
    • Scientists perform a series of calculations to transform X-ray intensity data into an image of the spatial distribution of mercury atoms in a high-intensity discharge lamp.
    • The companies paired up to develop the discharge lamp, otherwise known as ‘the bulb,’ which uses a mercury substitute and a modified tube design that the companies say lasts as long and puts out as much light as a current mercury lamp.
    • Daylight-supporting illumination is provided by a higher color-temperature slim-line discharge lamp enclosed in white glass.

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