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electric light

an incandescent lamp.
the light produced by such a lamp. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • Then he returned to the pilot-house, turned on the electric light once more, and glanced at the barometer.

    With Airship and Submarine Harry Collingwood
  • He flashed on the electric light and saw that the hour was a little after eleven.

    Jack O' Judgment Edgar Wallace
  • In the kitchen the electric light blazed upon walls tiled in grey and a floor tiled in black and white.

  • The "Great White Way" flashed its splendours of electric light.

    The Root of Evil Thomas Dixon
  • "I must prepare a welcome for him," he said, and so turned out the electric light at the end of the long flexible wire.

    A Rock in the Baltic Robert Barr
  • The electric light, moreover, requires no air to sustain it.

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