Definition of 'lamp'
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That was used then to light lamps to light your home. Smithsonian Mag (2017)We walked the stone streets, fending off the shopkeepers with their stockpiles of oil lamps and wooden camels. Smithsonian Mag (2017)Whale oil lit our lamps for centuries. Times, Sunday Times (2013)To keep a lamp burning we have to keep putting oil in it. HABIT BUSTING: A 10-step plan that will change your life (2002)They had to have olive oil to light the lamps. Christianity Today (2000)The old lady was in charge of one of the lamps. THE LAST OF THE GENTLEMEN ADVENTURERS: Coming of Age in the Arctic (2004)The heat lamps they got in three weeks ago make a difference. Times, Sunday Times (2007)There are good bedside reading lamps and stacks of glossy magazines. Times, Sunday Times (2014) Put lamps in the corner of rooms to make the area appear bigger. The Sun (2016)There was only the glow of the oil lamp now that the electricity had gone off. BomberThe lamps are lighted up all of a sudden. Vanity Fair (1837)All the horses have heat lamps in their boxes. The Sun (2015)It has smoother wraparound front lights and similar lamps and back boot lid at the rear. The Sun (2009)It just had one heat lamp. Sir Alf: A Major Reappraisal of the Life and Times of England's Greatest Football Manager (2006)He switched on the bedside lamp. A Roomful of Birds - Scottish short stories 1990 (1990)The organisms move away from strong light and high temperature produced by a lamp and are collected in a jar of preservative. Biology Basic Facts (1982)The foreman was sitting under his gas lamp, talking to one of the workers. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Electric lamps produce a light which is very distorted, with an excess of red rays. The Allergy Handbook (1988)This was before electricity or gas, so the house was lit with candles and oil lamps. Lost Voices of the Edwardians: 19011910 in the words of the Men & Women Who Were There (2006)Using some ingenuity, it was possible to fry an egg and grill some bacon using a bedside lamp. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Oil lamps, candles and gas lamps did not influence our way of life to the extent that electricity has. M. E. Post-Viral Fatigue Syndrome - How To Live With It (1989)Keep your lamp burning, and you will recognize Him. Daily Readings with Mother Theresa (1993)Luckily for you, the engine management system's warning lamp is not one of those affected. Times, Sunday Times (2013)She put out her lamp, covered the fire, and went into her bedroom to undress. The House of Mirth (1905)
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Translations for 'lamp'
British English: lamp /læmp/ NOUN
A lamp is a light that works by using electricity or by burning oil or gas.
She switched on the bedside lamp.
- American English: lamp
- Arabic: مِصْبَاحٌ
- Brazilian Portuguese: lâmpada
- Chinese: 灯
- Croatian: svjetiljka
- Czech: lampa
- Danish: lampe
- Dutch: lamp
- European Spanish: lámpara
- Finnish: lamppu
- French: lampe
- German: Lampe
- Greek: λάμπα
- Italian: lampada
- Japanese: ランプ
- Korean: 램프
- Norwegian: lampe
- Polish: lampa
- European Portuguese: lâmpada
- Romanian: lampă
- Russian: лампа
- Spanish: lámpara
- Swedish: lampa
- Thai: ตะเกียง
- Turkish: lamba
- Ukrainian: лампа
- Vietnamese: đèn
Definition of lamp from the Collins English Dictionary
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