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arc light

A high-intensity light source produced by an arc, usually, between two metal electrodes or between two carbon rods; also see carbon-arc spotlight.
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We will begin this analysis with Dos Passos's representations of the arc light, which are predominantly found in The 42nd Parallel.
NEWCASTLE: 6.10 Uncle Bobby, 6.40 Maggie Pink, 7.10 Carthaginian, 7.40 Arc Light, 8.10 Naburn, 8.40 Bapak Bangsawan, 9.10 Never Forever.
Soon, it was being used in theatres, and continued being used until the electric arc light was developed in the latter half of the 19th century.
The Mahmood Al Zarooni-trained colt was expected to play second fiddle to stablemate Arc Light, not to mention 6-4 favourite General Synod, who were both unplaced, but he sprang a 16-1 surprise under Antioco Murgia.
It is the story of Arc Light and Linebacker, the bombing campaigns that ultimately overcame organizational difficulties to bring America's involvement in the War in Southeast Asia to an acceptable, if not victorious, end.
Arc light: Sea The Stars pulls clear under Mick Kinane.
The concession of 12lb to Jim Goldie's Hawdyerwheesht at Ayr last month was a big ask, and the same applies when he was trying to give 10lb to Tim Easterby's Arc Light, going down by just a neck here 10 days ago.
The multi-award-winning Scottish/English trio have issued three highly acclaimed albums, in as many years -Lightweights & Gentlemen in 2007, Live in 2008, and Arc Light in 2009 -which have seen the band take their legendary live show across the globe.
(International sales: Arc Light Films, Taipei.) Produced by Yong Ning.