Definition of Incandescent lamp

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



Definition of Incandescent lamp

1. Noun. a lamp that creates radiant energy when its metallic filament is heated by an electric current ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Literary usage of Incandescent lamp

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1. Transactions of the American Institute of Electrical Engineers by American Institute of Electrical Engineers (1902)
"The incandescent lamp is too well known to you all to need an ... The characteristic features of the incandescent lamp are its extreme simplicity, ..."

2. Convention by National Electric Light Association Convention, National Independent Meat Packers Association, University of Georgia College of Agriculture, University of Georgia Dept. of Food Science (1905)
"Mr. Martin then read the report of Dr. Bell, as follows : THE TANTALUM INCANDESCENT LAMP The writer was lucky enough to receive through the courtesy ..."

3. The Encyclopædia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and by Hugh Chisholm (1911)
"In an ordinary oil lamp the luminous „f^ais. rays do not form much more than 3% of the total radiation. In the carbon-filament incandescent lamp, ..."

4. Bulletin of the New York Public Library by New York Public Library (1903)
"Decision of the United States Circuit Court of Appeals upholding the Edison incandescent lamp patent. (The Electrical Engineer . . . Extra. ..."

5. The Engineering Index Annual for by American Society of Mechanical Engineers (1908)
"84574 A. The Improvement of the incandescent lamp. R. Milward Ellis. ... N0.86011 B. incandescent lamp Development During the Last Twenty Years. SE Doane. ..."

6. The Engineering Index Annual for by American Society of Mechanical Engineers (1908)
"84574 A. The Improvement of the incandescent lamp. R. Milward Ellis. Considers the improvement of the carbon filament, and other filaments for incandescent ..."

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