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lamp1 US English

A device for giving light, either one consisting of an electric bulb together with its holder and shade or cover, or one burning gas or a liquid fuel and consisting of a wick or mantle and a glass shade

lamp2 US English

Hit or beat (someone)

Davy lamp US English

A miner’s portable safety lamp with the flame enclosed by wire gauze to reduce the risk of an explosion of gas

fog lamp US English

A bright light on a motor vehicle, used in foggy conditions to improve road visibility or warn other drivers of one’s presence

heat lamp US English

An electrical device with a bulb that emits mainly heat rather than light, used as a heat source

lava lamp US English

A transparent electric lamp containing a viscous liquid in which a brightly colored waxy substance is suspended, rising and falling in irregular and constantly changing shapes

slit lamp US English

A lamp that emits a narrow but intense beam of light, used for examining the interior of the eye

oil lamp US English

A lamp using oil as fuel

Aldis lamp US English

A handheld lamp for signaling in Morse code

Argand lamp US English

An oil or gas lamp equipped with a tubular wick that allowed air to pass both inner and outer surfaces of the flame, securing more perfect combustion and brighter light

flash lamp US English

A portable flashing electric lamp such as a flashgun

floor lamp US English

A tall lamp designed to stand on the floor

lamp shell US English

A marine invertebrate that superficially resembles a bivalve mollusk but has two or more arms of ciliated tentacles (lophophores) that are extended for filter feeding. Lamp shells are common as fossils

quartz lamp US English

An electric lamp in which the envelope is made of quartz, which allows ultraviolet light to pass through it. It may be a bulb containing a halogen or a tube containing mercury vapor

safety lamp US English

A miner’s portable lamp with a flame that is protected, typically by wire gauze, to reduce the risk of explosion from ignited methane (firedamp). The first to be introduced, in the early 19th century, was the Davy lamp

spirit lamp US English

A lamp burning volatile spirits, especially methylated spirits, instead of oil

table lamp US English

A small lamp designed to stand on a table

tilley lamp US English

A portable oil or paraffin lamp in which air pressure is used to supply the burner with fuel

lamp chimney US English

A glass cylinder positioned over the wick of an oil lamp or candlestick to encircle and provide a draft for the flame

pressure lamp US English

A portable oil or kerosene lamp in which the fuel is forced up into the mantle or burner by air pressure in the reservoir, which can be increased by pumping with a plunger

standard lamp US English

A lamp with a tall stem whose base stands on the floor

Aladdin's lamp US English

A talisman enabling its holder to gratify any wish

discharge lamp US English

A lamp in which the light is produced by a discharge tube

hurricane lamp US English

An oil lamp with a glass chimney, designed to protect the flame even in high winds

sanctuary lamp US English

A candle or small light left lit in the sanctuary of a church, especially (in Catholic churches) a red lamp indicating the presence of the reserved Sacrament

ultraviolet lamp US English

A lamp with a bulb that produces ultraviolet light

sodium-vapor lamp US English

A lamp in which an electrical discharge in sodium vapor gives a yellow light, typically used in street lighting

mercury vapor lamp US English

A lamp in which light is produced by an electrical discharge through mercury vapor

arc light US English

A light source using an electric arc

arc lamp in arc light US English

A light source using an electric arc

lamppost US English

A tall pole with a light at the top; a street light

rear light US English

A red light at the rear of a vehicle; a tail light

rear lamp in rear light US English

A red light at the rear of a vehicle; a tail light

taillight US English

A red light at the rear of a motor vehicle, train, or bicycle

lampblack US English

A black pigment made from soot

lamplight US English

The light cast from a lamp

lampshade US English

A cover for a lamp, used to soften or direct its light

tilly lamp in tilley lamp US English

A portable oil or paraffin lamp in which air pressure is used to supply the burner with fuel

Coleman lantern US English

A type of bright gasoline lamp used by campers

Coleman lamp in Coleman lantern US English

A type of bright gasoline lamp used by campers

riding light US English

A light shown by a ship at anchor

streetlight US English

A light illuminating a road, typically mounted on a tall pole

sodium lamp in sodium-vapor lamp US English

A lamp in which an electrical discharge in sodium vapor gives a yellow light, typically used in street lighting

fluorescent tube US English

A glass tube that radiates light when phosphor on its inside surface is made to fluoresce by ultraviolet radiation from mercury vapor

fluorescent lamp in fluorescent tube US English

A glass tube that radiates light when phosphor on its inside surface is made to fluoresce by ultraviolet radiation from mercury vapor

lamp US Thesaurus

we had plenty of illumination from our lamps

lamp English-Spanish

lámpara f

Davy lamp English-Spanish

lámpara

arc lamp English-Spanish

lámpara


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