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discharge lamp

noun
1.
a lamp in which light is produced by an electric discharge in a gas-filled glass enclosure.
Origin
1935-1940
1935-40
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Examples for discharge lamp
  • In a high-intensity discharge lamp, electricity arcs between two electrodes, creating an intensely bright light.

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