Definition of Calcium light

1. Noun. A lamp consisting of a flame directed at a cylinder of lime with a lens to concentrate the light; formerly used for stage lighting.

Exact synonyms: Limelight
Generic synonyms: Lamp
Group relationships: Theater Light

Definition of Calcium light

1. Noun. limelight ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Calcium Light

calcium hydrate
calcium hydride
calcium hydroxide
calcium hydroxy apatite
calcium hypochlorite
calcium hypophosphite
calcium iodate
calcium iodobehenate
calcium ion
calcium ipodate
calcium isotopes
calcium lactate
calcium lactophosphate
calcium leucovorin
calcium levulinate
calcium light (current term)
calcium magnesium-atpase
calcium magnesium dependent endodeoxyribonuclease
calcium mandelate
calcium metabolism
calcium metabolism disorders
calcium monohydrogen phosphate
calcium nitrate
calcium octadecanoate
calcium oxalate
calcium oxide
calcium pantothenate
calcium phosphate
calcium phosphates
calcium propionate

Literary usage of Calcium light

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Scientific Memoirs, Being Experimental Contributions to a Knowledge of by John William Draper (1878)
"From the Philosophical Magazine, December, 1845. CONTENTS :—Non-permeability of glass to spark radiations.-^—Permeability to calcium-light radiations. ..."

2. General Astronomy by Harold Spencer Jones (1922)
"The faculae surrounding a spot are shown much more extensively in the calcium light and were called " flocculi " by Hale ; they consist mainly of glowing ..."

3. Elements of Physical Manipulation by Edward Charles Pickering (1876)
"The objections are its expense, which is considerable, the variability and insufficient intensity of the light. 189. calcium light. Apparatus. ..."

4. The Monthly Microscopical Journal: Transactions of the Royal Microscopical (1870)
"This circumstance, however, renders the calcium light inferior to the sun and the ... So far as I know, the calcium light has never before been successfully ..."

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