sun lamp

sunlamp

[suhn-lamp]
noun
1.
a lamp that generates ultraviolet rays, used as a therapeutic device, for obtaining an artificial suntan, etc.
2.
a lamp used in motion-picture photography, having parabolic mirrors arranged to direct and concentrate the light.

Origin:
1925–30

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sun lamp
 
n
1.  a lamp that generates ultraviolet rays, used for obtaining an artificial suntan, for muscular therapy, etc
2.  a lamp used in film studios, etc, to give an intense beam of light by means of parabolic mirrors

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