discharge lamp


a lamp in which light is produced by an electric discharge in a gas-filled glass enclosure.

Nearby words

  1. discernible,
  2. discerning,
  3. discernment,
  4. discerptible,
  5. discharge,
  6. discharge printing,
  7. discharge tube,
  8. dischargeable,
  9. dischargee,
  10. discharging arch

Origin of discharge lamp

First recorded in 1935–40

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