lamp shade

lampshade

[lamp-sheyd]
noun
a shade, usually translucent or opaque, for shielding the glare of a light source in a lamp or for directing the light to a particular area.

Origin:
1840–50; lamp + shade

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lamp shade

noun
a protective ornamental shade used to screen a light bulb from direct view [syn: lampshade
lampshade

noun
a protective ornamental shade used to screen a light bulb from direct view 
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