follow Dictionary.com

Stories We Like: A Guide to the Comma

quartz lamp

noun
1.
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
1920-1925
1920-25
Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source

Word of the Day

Difficulty index for quartz lamp

Few English speakers likely know this word

Word Value for quartz

24
25
Scrabble Words With Friends

Quotes with quartz-lamp