HyperDic: lamp

English > 2 senses of the word lamp:
NOUNartifactlampan artificial source of visible illumination
artifactlampa piece of furniture holding one or more electric light bulbs
lamp > pronunciation
Rhymesamp / AMP ... vamp: 17 rhymes with aemp...
English > lamp: 2 senses > noun 1, artifact
MeaningAn artificial source of visible illumination.
NarrowerAladdin's lamp(Arabian Nights) a magical lamp from which Aladdin summoned a genie
candle, taper, wax lightstick of wax with a wick in the middle
discharge lampA lamp that generates light by a discharge between two electrodes in a gas
electric lampA lamp powered by electricity
flash, photoflash, flash lamp, flashgun, flashbulb, flash bulbA lamp for providing momentary light to take a photograph
fluorescent lamplamp consisting of a tube coated on the inside with a fluorescent material
gas lampA lamp that burns illuminating gas
hurricane lamp, hurricane lantern, tornado lantern, storm lantern, storm lampAn oil lamp with a glass chimney and perforated metal lid to protect the flame from high winds
lanternlight in a transparent protective case
limelight, calcium lightA lamp consisting of a flame directed at a cylinder of lime with a lens to concentrate the light
neon lamp, neon induction lamp, neon tubeA lamp consisting of a small gas-discharge tube containing neon at low pressure
oil lamp, kerosene lamp, kerosine lampA lamp that burns oil (as kerosine) for light
sodium-vapor lamp, sodium-vapour lamplamp in which an electric current passed through a tube of sodium vapor makes a yellow light
spirit lampA lamp that burns a volatile liquid fuel such as alcohol
spotlight, spotA lamp that produces a strong beam of light to illuminate a restricted area
streetlight, street lampA lamp supported on a lamppost
taillight, tail lamp, rear light, rear lamplamp (usually red) mounted at the rear of a motor vehicle
Broadersource of illuminationAny device serving as a source of visible electromagnetic radiation
Spanishcandil, lámpara
Catalanlàmpada, llum
English > lamp: 2 senses > noun 2, artifact
MeaningA piece of furniture holding one or more electric light bulbs.
PartsbaseA flat bottom on which something is intended to sit
diffuser, diffusoroptical device that distributes the light of a lamp evenly
electric socketA socket into which a lightbulb can be inserted
lampshade, lamp shade, shadeA protective ornamental shade used to screen a light bulb from direct view
Narrowerfloor lampA lamp that stands on the floor
reading lampA lamp that provides light for reading
table lampA lamp that sits on a table
Broaderfurniture, piece of furniture, article of furniturefurnishings that make a room or other area ready for occupancy
Spanishlámpara, luminaria

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