Definition of Lamps
1. Noun. (plural of lamp) ¹
2. Noun. A slang term for obesity. ¹
¹ Source: wiktionary.com
Definition of Lamps
1. lamp [v] - See also: lamp
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Literary usage of Lamps
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Annual Report by New Jersey Civil Service Commission (1910)
"Number of street lamps (in various Pennsylvania cities and towns) 429 N 5 Empire Gas & Fuel ... Number of single mantle street lamps 119 Bolivar, Richburg. ..."
2. The Engineering Index Annual for by American Society of Mechanical Engineers (1909)
"Incandescent lamps LIGHTING of tests on graphitized-carbon, tantalum and ... 94658 D. Metallic-Filament lamps—How Will They Affect Electricity Undertakings. ..."
3. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1919)
"Many lamps were offered by makers that were designed to burn crude, ... Lard oil lamps were inconvenient in cold weather, for the oil would become solid. ..."
4. Science Abstracts by Institution of Electrical Engineers (1900)
"The lamps were each used with the ordinary Welsbach mica chimney over the mantle ... The author divides arc lamps into three principal types : (1) Constant ..."
5. Bulletin by National Electric Light Association (1911)
"All lamps broken or unaccounted for are paid for from this deposit at the rate ... Under this system no lamps are transferred from one consumer to another. ..."
6. The Lancet (1898)
"Several of the lamps experimented with, including some of the cheaper kinds, successfully passed through all the tests and although in most of the lamps ..."
7. 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 (1906)
"has the electric light company pushed the Nernst lamp, that gas and gasolene arc lamps have almost entirely disappeared. Many shops, although still equipped ..."