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electric light

an incandescent lamp.
the light produced by such a lamp. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • Logan, who had touched the electric-light switch inside the door, stood on the threshold, barring the way.

    Winnie Childs C. N. Williamson
  • If you hear a sizzling and sputtering in your electric-light socket, what does it mean?

    Common Science Carleton W. Washburne
  • To polish the globes of gas and electric-light fixtures, wash with water in which a few drops of ammonia have been dissolved.

  • This done, she sprang to the electric-light key, and the room filled with blackness.

    To Him That Hath Leroy Scott
  • What I should wish to know now is why Mister Wiggins went and sewed an electric-light bulb in with the corpse for.

  • There was the click of an electric-light switch, and the room was in darkness.

  • The gas, electric-light and water mains were at once snapped, and the whole city was plunged in darkness.

  • He was pressing the electric-light switch frantically, again and again.

  • The street was cluttered with electric-light poles, telephone poles, gasoline pumps for motor cars, boxes of goods.

    Main Street Sinclair Lewis
  • She moved now to an electric-light switch, and turned on the light.

    The White Moll Frank L. Packard

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