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halogen
American English: /ˈhælədʒən/
British English: /ˈhalədʒ(ə)n/
, /ˈheɪlədʒ(ə)n/

Translation of halogen in Spanish:

noun

  • (before noun) (lamp/headlight)
    Example sentences
    • The light source was a halogen lamp and light intensity was varied with neutral density filters.
    • The light source was a microscope halogen lamp, which unilaterally illuminated the protruding stump, via a light guide at a site 2-4 cm from the lower cut end.
    • In this treatment, the patient is secured to a dentist chair with leather straps and an extremely hot halogen lamp is left inches from their face for hours at a time.

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