Definition of Lamp

1. Noun. An artificial source of visible illumination.




2. Noun. A piece of furniture holding one or more electric light bulbs.

Definition of Lamp

1. n. A thin plate or lamina.

2. n. A light-producing vessel, instrument or apparatus; especially, a vessel with a wick used for the combustion of oil or other inflammable liquid, for the purpose of producing artificial light.

Definition of Lamp

1. Acronym. (context: Internet) Linux, Apache, MySQL, and PHP — a popular combination of open source software for use as a web server. ¹

2. Noun. A device that generates heat, light or other radiation ¹

3. Noun. A device containing oil, burnt through a wick for illumination ¹

4. Noun. A piece of furniture holding one or more electric light sockets. ¹

5. Verb. (slang) to hit, clout, belt, wallop ¹

6. Verb. to hunt at night using a lamp; see lamping ¹

7. Verb. (slang) to hang out or chill; to do nothing in particular ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Lamp

1. to look at [v -ED, -ING, -S]

Medical Definition of Lamp

1. 1. A light-producing vessel, instrument or apparatus; especially, a vessel with a wick used for the combustion of oil or other inflammable liquid, for the purpose of producing artificial light. 2. Figuratively, anything which enlightens intellectually or morally; anything regarded metaphorically a performing the uses of a lamp. "Thy word is a lamp unto my feet, and a light unto my path." (Ps. Cxix. 105) "Ages elapsed ere Homer's lamp appeared." (Cowper) 3. A device or mechanism for producing light by electricity. See Incandescent lamp, under Incandescent. Aeolipile lamp, a hollow ball of copper containing alcohol which is converted into vapor by a lamp beneath, so as to make a powerful blowpipe flame when the vapor is ignited. Arc lamp, any brachiopod shell of the genus Terebratula and allied genera. The name refers to the shape, which is like that of an antique lamp. See Terebratula. Safety lamp, a miner's lamp in which the flame is surrounded by fine wire gauze, preventing the kindling of dangerous explosive gases; called also, from Sir Humphry Davy the inventor, Davy lamp. To smell of the lamp, to bear marks of great study and labour, as a literary composition. Origin: F. Lampe, L. Lampas, -adis, fr. Gr, torch, fr. To give light, to shine. Cf. Lampad, Lantern. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Lamp

lammergeyer
lammergeyers
lammerite
lammers
lammie
lammies
lammiger
lammigers
lamming
lammings
lammy
lamnunguia
lamoid
lamoids
lamotrigine
lamp (current term)
lamp-post
lamp-posts
lamp-shade
lamp bulb
lamp bulbs
lamp chimney
lamp house
lamp housing
lamp oil
lamp room
lamp shade
lamp shell
lampad
lampadomancy

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