tungsten-halogen lamp


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tungsten-halogen lamp

[¦təŋ·stən ′hal·ə·jən ‚lamp]
(electronics)
A lamp containing a halogen, usually iodine or bromine, which combines with tungsten evaporated from the filament.

tungsten-halogen lamp

A tungsten-filament incandescent lamp which is filled with a gas containing halogens; the envelope, made of quartz or other material that can be subjected to high-temperature, is small compared with standard lamps of equivalent wattage; formerly known as quartz-iodine lamp.
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The installation featured 1,635 fluorescent lamps of varying lengths, 850 tungsten-halogen lamps with blue lenses, and 450 blue and white strobe lights.
Another example is the introduction of tungsten-halogen lamps, which replaced traditional incandescent filament lamps.
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