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filament lamp

[′fil·ə·mənt ‚lamp]
(electricity)
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incandescent lamp, incandescent filament lamp

incandescent lamp
A lamp from which light is emitted when a tungsten filament is heated to incandescence by an electric current.
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It is climate change, allegedly caused by the increased emissions of C02 and other greenhouse gases, that provides the rationale for the global eradication of incandescent light bulbs, as we have seen.
Royal Philips Electronics has announced that it will continue its independent efforts to phase-out incandescent light bulbs in the GCC.
Texas Republican Congressman Joe Barton has elected to fight to save the incandescent light bulb, asserting that they are cheaper and more environmentally correct, and because "the American consumer should be able to make the choice." Barton adds that the move toward fluorescent light bulbs dramatically impacts the low-income consumer, who "can't afford $4 or $5 for a light bulb."
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We also have a vast selection of light bulbs, both low energy and the new Energy Saver for all areas of the home and are here to help and advise people on the recent changes." Graham said press reports about the demise of the traditional incandescent light bulb have led many to worry about the new choices.
Swan's years of work on perfecting the incandescent light bulb replaced the candle, oil and gas lamps, with their flickering light and fumes.
The rhetorical gloves will come off on November 8 during the Opening Session of the conference, as world-renowned lighting designer and author Howard Brandston (left) andaj den Daas, chairman of Philips Lighting North America, debate the most contentious lighting issue of our time--the ban of the incandescent light bulb. Brandston has been outspoken in his criticism of the incandescent ban, not only within the lighting community but in the mainstream media, including the pages of The Wall Street Journal and the airwaves of Fox News.
By the end of 1879, Edison had developed the first practical incandescent light bulb after a long period of trial and error that gave proof to his much-quoted adage that "genius is one percent inspiration and ninety-nine percent perspiration." The filament in the successful bulb was carbonized sewing thread, but scores of other materials had been tried previously.
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