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light pipe

noun, Optics.
1.
an elongated transparent medium, such as an optical fiber, for transmitting light.
Origin
1945-1950
1945-50
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Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
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Examples from the web for light pipe
  • Daylighting systems and direct solar light pipe technology.
  • We have succeeded in coupling both the laser and the probe radiation to the sample via a beam-splitter and light pipe arrangement.
  • The light pipe is enclosed inside an airtight housing, which provides mechanical support and protection from the fire environment.
light pipe in Technology
The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing, © Denis Howe 2010 http://foldoc.org
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