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Noun: incandescent lamp
  1. Electric lamp consisting of a transparent or translucent glass housing containing a wire filament (usually tungsten) that emits light when heated by electricity
    - light bulb, lightbulb, bulb, electric light, electric-light bulb, light globe [Austral, NZ]

Derived forms: incandescent lamps

Type of: electric lamp

Encyclopedia: Incandescent lamp