HyperDic: light_source

English > 1 sense of the expression light source:
NOUNartifactlight source, lightany device serving as a source of illumination
English > light source: 1 sense > noun 1, artifact
MeaningAny device serving as a source of illumination.
Narroweranchor light, riding light, riding lampA light in the rigging / rigging of a ship that is riding at anchor
blinker, flasherA light that flashes on and off
fairy lightA small colored light used for decoration (especially at Christmas)
flood, floodlight, flood lamp, photofloodlight that is a source / source of artificial illumination having a broad beam
headlight, headlampA powerful light with reflector
houselightslights that illuminate the audience's part of a theater or other auditorium
jacklightA light used as a lure in hunting or fishing at night
navigation lightlight on an airplane that indicates the plane's position and orientation
night-lightlight (as a candle or small bulb) that burns in a bedroom at night (as for children or invalids)
panel lightA light to illuminate an instrument panel
room lightlight that provides general illumination for a room
sconceA candle or flaming torch secured in a sconce
searchlightA light source with reflectors that projects a beam of light in a particular direction
sidelight, running lightlight carried by a boat that indicates the boat's direction
strip lightinglight consisting of long tubes (instead of bulbs) that provide the illumination
theater lightAny of various lights used in a theater
torchA light usually carried in the hand
Broadersource of illuminationAny device serving as a source of visible electromagnetic radiation
Spanishfuente de luz, luz
Catalanlàmpada, llum

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