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quartz lamp

a lamp consisting of an ultraviolet light source, as mercury vapor, contained in a fused-silica bulb that transmits ultraviolet light with little absorption.
Origin of quartz lamp
1920-25 Unabridged
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  • The lamps are housed inside of quartz lamp sleeves in the reactor to protect the lamp from breaking.
  • The quartz lamp provision would require use of more efficient quartz products that have an infrared reflective coating.
  • The quartz lamp bank and its control system were left unchanged.
British Dictionary definitions for quartz lamp

quartz-iodine lamp

a type of tungsten-halogen lamp containing small amounts of iodine and having a quartz envelope, operating at high temperature and producing an intense light for use in car headlamps, etc
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