Definition of Mercury-vapor lamp

1. Noun. Ultraviolet lamp that emits a strong bluish light (rich in ultraviolet radiation) as electric current passes through mercury vapor.




Definition of Mercury-vapor lamp

1. Noun. (American English) (alternative spelling of mercury-vapour lamp) ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Mercury-vapor Lamp

mercuriocyclizations
mercurism
mercurisms
mercuroan
mercurochrome
mercurocuprate
mercurocuprates
mercurophen
mercurophylline sodium
mercurous
mercurous chloride
mercurous iodide
mercury
mercury-vapor lamp (current term)
mercury-vapour lamp
mercury arc
mercury barometer
mercury bichloride
mercury biniodide
mercury cell
mercury chloride
mercury compounds
mercury deutoiodide
mercury fulminate
mercury isotopes
mercury poisoning
mercury protoiodide
mercury radioisotopes

Literary usage of Mercury-vapor lamp

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1. Principles and Practice of Electrical Engineering by Alexander Gray (1917)
"Mercury Vapor Lamp.—The converter described above is an arc lamp and, since the light is due to the selective radiation of mercury vapor, ..."

2. The Engineering Index Annual for by American Society of Mechanical Engineers (1908)
"An illustrated description of a modification of the Hewitt mercury vapor lamp, for producing ultraviolet rays. looo w. Sei Am—March 9, 1907. No. 82809. ..."

3. The Engineering Index Annual for by American Society of Mechanical Engineers (1911)
"The Applications of the Mercury Vapor Lamp (Les Applications .de la Lampe a ... Remarks on the Heraeus quartz mercury vapor lamp, and the points in which it ..."

4. Physical Laboratory Manual by Emory Leon Chaffee, Frederick Albert Saunders (1920)
"A spectrometer, a dense glass prism, and a mercury vapor lamp are provided ... THE MERCURY VAPOR LAMP The mercury vapor lamp is used as the source of light ..."

5. Physical Laboratory Manual by Emory Leon Chaffee (1914)
"A spectrometer, a dense glass prism, and a mercury vapor lamp are provided ... VAPOR LAMP The mercury vapor lamp is used as the source of light and consists ..."

6. A Course in Electrical Engineering by Chester Laurens Dawes (1922)
"Therefore, from the physiological standpoint, the mercury-vapor lamp is excellent for ... Connections mercury-vapor lamp. luminescence taking place of The ..."

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