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ultraviolet lamp Syllabification: ul·tra·vi·o·let lamp

Entry from US English dictionary

Definition of ultraviolet lamp in English:


A lamp with a bulb that produces ultraviolet light.
Example sentences
  • The inside of the shooting room could be illuminated with a 60-watt incandescent lamp or a 40-watt ultraviolet lamp.
  • Chow said that SARS has rescued a few poor-performing traditional manufacturers including Taiwan Fluorescent Lamp Co, whose ultraviolet lamps boast virus-killing capability and have been selling well recently.
  • However, when the shooting room was lighted by the ultraviolet lamp and the lights in the darkroom were turned off, the participant could see only the incoming ball (ball-only condition).
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