Definition of Electric light

1. Noun. Electric lamp consisting of a transparent or translucent glass housing containing a wire filament (usually tungsten) that emits light when heated by electricity.

Exact synonyms: Bulb, Electric-light Bulb, Incandescent Lamp, Light Bulb, Lightbulb
Generic synonyms: Electric Lamp
Terms within: Filament



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Electric Light

electric fish
electric frying pan
electric furnace
electric glow
electric guitar
electric guitarist
electric guitars
electric gun
electric guns
electric hammer
electric healing
electric heater
electric impedance
electric injuries
electric lamp
electric light (current term)
electric locomotive
electric main
electric meter
electric mixer
electric motor
electric motors
electric organ
electric organs
electric outlet
electric piano
electric pianos
electric pig
electric potential
electric power

Literary usage of Electric light

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1. Haydn's Dictionary of Dates and Universal Information Relating to All Ages by Joseph Haydn (1889)
"April, 1861 The electric light successfully employed for photography by Mr. H. Van der Wi-yde . ,, Electric Candle, invented by Paul ..."

2. Journal by Institution of Electrical Engineers Radio Section (1880)
"... but it was quite evident, that no extensive use was made of the electric light for practical purposes at that time, as only one or two statements were ..."

3. The Laryngoscope by American Laryngological, Rhinological, and Otological Society (1902)
"In studying the therapeutic effects of the electric light one must ... He used the electric light in the treatment of both laryngeal and pulmonary ..."

4. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London by Royal Society (Great Britain) (1865)
""Note on the Invisible Radiation of the electric light. ... The distribution of heat in the spectrum of the electric light was examined by means of the ..."

5. The Electrical Review (1881)
"done in the day that the Northern Company n 1875 to try the electric light. The installa- isted of 5 Gramme magneto-electric machines, 2'5 horse-power, ..."

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