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electric light

  1. an incandescent lamp.
  2. the light produced by such a lamp.
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Historical Examples of electric light

  • If you hear a sizzling and sputtering in your electric-light socket, what does it mean?

    Common Science

    Carleton W. Washburne

  • Hard to heat, but I put an electric-light plant in the cellar.

    Humorous Ghost Stories

    Dorothy Scarborough

  • It is very hard to locate an electric-light globe in a dark room.

  • This habit has given him the popular name of "electric-light bug."

  • The squash-bug, the chinch-bug, and the electric-light bug are examples of these.