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in'candes'cent lamp'




a lamp that emits light due to the glowing of a heated material, esp. the common device in which a tungsten filament enclosed within an evacuated glass bulb is rendered luminous by the passage of an electric current through it. Cf. fluorescent lamp.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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