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see lightinglighting,
light produced by artificial means to allow visibility in enclosures and at night. For stage lighting, see scene design and stage lighting. Early Sources of Artificial Lighting
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light bulb

[′līt ‚bəlb]
(electricity)
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light bulb

1. Same as incandescent lamp.
2.See lamp bulb.
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light bulb

a glass bulb containing a gas, such as argon or nitrogen, at low pressure and enclosing a thin metal filament that emits light when an electric current is passed through it
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If so, I await the arrival of the thought police as I still have a stock of proper Britishinvented light bulbs. BRIAN TAYLOR, North Shields
"Since LED light bulbs look and perform the same as incandescents--but last longer and lower energy bills--they will almost certainly become the bulb of choice."
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.
The company Sengled has expanded the possibilities of the smart light bulb even further with its interesting line of products, all of which are dimmable LED's.
An 8-bit microcontroller with an Atheros AR9331 system-on-a-chip have been used to run the firmware on a LED light bulb. The paper said, "The ubiquitous presence of LED-based light bulbs that can be enhanced with VLC functionality, and the availability of low-complex LED-equipped devices that can engage in VLC, unleashes a wide range of opportunities and applications."
These days, fairy lights and garlands of lights are everywhere at Christmas, although technology has moved on and rather than being incandescent light bulbs many are now LEDs.
Light bulbs that are not energy efficient will be banned across the United Arab Emirates by the end of this year as the Emirates Authority for Standardisation and Metrology (Esma) has expanded its range of efficiency standards to cover more electrical equipment and appliances.
After all, used light bulbs often end up in landfills, which poses a significant danger to the environment and proves costly.
Light bulbs that are not energy efficient will be banned across the UAE by the end of this year as the Emirates Authority for Standardisation and Metrology (Esma) has expanded its range of efficiency standards to cover more electrical equipment and appliances.
Perhaps a portrait of him with that quizzical look and a light bulb overhead?
For every LEDARE LED light bulb sold until March 29, Ikea will donate one euro to the UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR) to help improve access to lighting, renewable energy and primary education in Ethiopia, Sudan, Bangladesh and Jordan.
While small LEDs were being sold for use in electronics as far back as the early 1960s, the technology to deploy them in household light bulbs was still fairly far off when Congress passed the EISA in 2007.

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