lamp


lamp
n
1. illuminant, luminary, luminant, illumination; light, light vessel, lampad; lamplet, gas lamp, oil lamp, Carcel lamp, Argand lamp, petane lamp, Hefner lamp; table lamp, floor lamp, bridge lamp, music lamp, piano lamp, night light, picture light, wall-washer; lantern, railroad lantern, magic lantern, Chinese lantern, Japanese lantern, paper lantern, jack-o'-lantern.
2. electric light, incandescent light, fluorescent light, neon light, infra-red light, ultra-violet light; carbon light, vacuum tube, tungsten light, tantalum lamp, vapor lamp, mercury lamp, mercury-arc lamp, arc lamp; flashlight, battery lamp, Brit. electric torch, Brit. Inf. torch, freon tube; spotlight, baby spotlight, Inf. spot, Brit. limelight, Films. pickle, Films. rifle; floodlight, floodlamp, Inf. flood, Films. klieg light, searchlight.
3. signal light, beacon, flare, lighthouse, pilot light, buoy light; traffic light, Inf. stop-and-go, red light, green light; airport landing light, radio-range beacon, navigation light, course light, approach light, obstruction light, fixed light.
4.(all of vehicles) headlight, headlamp, fog light, sidelight, taillight, brake light, directional light, Inf. directional, turn indicator, Inf. signal, emergency light, Inf. flasher.
5. candle, taper, tallow, wax, bayberry candle, rush candle, rushlight; corpse candle, death light.
6. chandelier, globe, light globe, light fixture, candelabra, gas fixture, gasolier; bulb, electric bulb, filament, carbon filament, tungsten filament; tube, vacuum tube, Braun tube, Crookes tube, Geissler tube; burner, gas burner, Argand burner, Bunsen burner; mantle, gas mantle, Welsbach mantle; jet, gas jet.
7. inspiration, inspirer, Hinduism. guru; teacher, mentor, good influence; stimulus, galvanizer, animator, awakener, rouser.
v
8.Slang. look at, ogle, eye, give [s.o.] the eye.

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  • Lamp — (l[a^]mp), n. [F. lampe, L. lampas, adis, fr. Gr. ?, ?, torch, fr. ? to give light, to shine. Cf. {Lampad}, {Lantern}.] 1. A light producing vessel, device, instrument or apparatus; formerly referring especially to a vessel with a wick used for… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Lamp — may refer to one of the following :* An oil lamp, the original use of the term * Lamp (fixture), a light fixture (luminaire) such as a table lamp or reading lamp * Signal lamp, a device used for communication between ships *Fuel burning… …   Wikipedia

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  • lamp — S3 [læmp] n [Date: 1100 1200; : Old French; Origin: lampe, from Latin lampas, from Greek, from lampein to shine ] 1.) an object that produces light by using electricity, oil, or gas table/desk/bedside lamp oil/electric/fluorescent lamp →↑fog …   Dictionary of contemporary English

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  • Lamp — ist der Familienname folgender Personen: Helmut Lamp (* 1946), deutscher Politiker (CDU) Michael Lamp (* 1977), dänischer Badmintonspieler LAMP ist die Abkürzung für: Linux Apache MySQL PHP und steht für den kombinierten Einsatz von Programmen… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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  • lamp — [ læmp ] noun count ** 1. ) an electric light, especially a small one, that stands on a table or desk: Use a desk lamp when you study. a ) an oil or gas light, especially a small one, that you can carry: an oil lamp 2. ) a piece of equipment that …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • lamp — (n.) c.1200, from O.Fr. lampe lamp, lights (12c.), from L. lampas a light, torch, flambeau, from Gk. lampas torch, lamp, beacon, meteor, light, from lampein to shine, from nasalized form of PIE root *lap to shine (Cf. Lith. lope light, O.Ir.… …   Etymology dictionary

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