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heat lamp

a lamp fitted with an infrared bulb to supply heat especially as part of physical therapy. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
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  • To thaw a frozen meter or pipe, use a small space heater to warm the area or aim a hair dryer or heat lamp at the frozen area.
  • Take two containers of air, and shine a heat lamp on them.
  • Utilities serving a refrigerator or heat lamp used to keep the products or the raw materials in the same condition are taxable.
  • He also placed a heat lamp on top to speed up the evaporation process.
  • Place the barometer in a warm environment, such as near a heat lamp, and make careful observations.
  • Dilation of the vein is accomplished by warming the tail by immersion in warm water or use of a heat lamp.
  • Carefully thaw frozen areas with a heat gun, heat lamp or space heater.
  • Do not use a heat lamp, space heater, or other device not approved for use with animals.
  • If you are keeping food warm by using a heat lamp or warming trays, sales of the food are all subject to sales tax.
heat lamp in Medicine

heat lamp n.
A lamp that emits infrared light and produces heat, used to apply topical heat to the skin for therapeutic purposes.

The American Heritage® Stedman's Medical Dictionary
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