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anglepoise Line breaks: angle|poise
Pronunciation: /ˈaŋɡ(ə)lpɔɪz/

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Definition of anglepoise in English:

noun

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A type of desk lamp with a jointed arm and counterbalancing springs that hold it in any position to which it is adjusted: [as modifier]: an anglepoise lamp
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  • The office was dark so I could only just make out his outline, but he soon obliged me by flicking on the anglepoise lamp on the desk to light the place up again.
  • The preferred method of industrial espionage is to place a document on a flat surface - a desk is ideal - illuminate it with an anglepoise lamp and ‘photograph’ it.
  • Instead, the LCD sprouts from a base unit less than a foot in diameter, and looks like an anglepoise lamp.

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