wedge-base lamp

wedge-base lamp

[′wej ¦bās ′lamp]
(electricity)
A small indicator lamp that has wire leads folded back on opposite sides of a flat glass base.
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The patented, low-profile sockets made by Zanxx are used in tail lights, turn signals, brake lights and backup lights and are receptacles for the new glass-sealed, wedge-base lamps receiving wide acceptance in the auto industry.