- an electric or gas lamp suspended from the ceiling or wall by a flexible cord or tube.
Origin of droplight
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Examples from the Web for droplight
For a minute, the droplight on the table seemed to be dancing a Russian trpac.The Dominant Strain
Anna Chapin Ray
He stirred the beads about on his palm, and presently swung them under the droplight.The Pagan Madonna
A droplight with a pretty shade gave a home-like air, and the room was as attractive as any other in the house.Cloudy Jewel
Grace Livingston Hill
Aunt Cordelia relaxing her attention for the moment turned to speak to Uncle Charlie who was reading his paper by the droplight.Emmy Lou's Road to Grace
George Madden Martin
Old Broadbrim looked at it, going over to the desk where the droplight swung.Old Broadbrim Into the Heart of Australia
Author of "Old Broadbrim"
- an electric light that may be raised or lowered by means of a pulley or other mechanism