Definition of Reading lamp
1. Noun. A lamp that provides light for reading.
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Literary usage of Reading lamp
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1. Illuminating Engineering Practice: Lectures on Illuminating Engineering by University of Pennsylvania, Illuminating Engineering Society (1917)
"The selection of the shade for the reading lamp is one that naturally lies within the ... Naturally, in the selection of a reading lamp for the home, ..."
2. An Encyclopædia of Domestic Economy by Thomas Webster, William Parkes (1855)
"B.fig- 142, represents a reading lamp of an uncommon construction. ... 142, is much used as a reading lamp : it is on the Argand principle, ..."
3. English Mechanic and World of Science: With which are Incorporated "the (1893)
"The cheapest form of reading lamp at present made is one which has recently been introduced by Mr. W. Tylar, of Waterloo-road. It i! an exceedingly compact ..."
4. Practical Illumination by James Raley Cravath, Van Rensselaer Lansingh (1907)
"The authors have also neglected here the consideration of a portable reading lamp equipped with an art glass or other fancy shade, the primary use of which ..."
5. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General by Thomas Spencer Baynes (1888)
"An example of a form of reading lamp still in general use is seen in ... Section of reading lamp, combustion continues and the supply of oil in ac endures. ..."
6. The New Interior, Modern Decorations for the Modern Home by Hazel Hyman Adler (1916)
"The reading lamp is by far the most important detail of the library or library-living-room. A standard or floor lamp placed behind, or at the side of the ..."
7. Electricity for the Farm and Home by Frank Koester (1913)
"The ordinary table electric reading-lamp would be very satisfactory for one or ... Thus, the single reading lamp becomes sufficient for ordinary occasions. ..."