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arc lamp

[′ärk ‚lamp]
(electricity)
An electric lamp in which the light is produced by an arc made when current flows through ionized gas between two electrodes. Also known as electric-arc lamp.
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The 42nd Parallel: The Isolating Arc Light and lntersubjeetivity of Speech
He remarked how better results were achieved outdoors in summer at Finsen's institute than when patients were treated inside with arc lights, concluding that 'the difference is probably due to the tonic effects of the general exposure to the sun'.
In the deepening twilight, tall arc lights bathe the yard in a faint illumination.
A current forced across an air gap can produce a bright spark, and arc lights had been introduced by Davy (see 1800) nearly three-quarters of a century before, but the light was harsh and the danger of fire was great.
Brush used arc lights for illumination rather than incandescent lamps.
While almost the entire village was drowned in darkness, Vijender's home shone brightly under arc lights.
ARC lights illuminate the cemetery night as the tragic Christopher Rochester case takes yet another twist.
The brutal killing of Sheela had brought the case into limelight, but the custodial death of the accused, Sampath, has now brought the role of the policemen into the media's arc lights.
He could just see himself under the arc lights in the Gardens like old Tommy Farr up the road.
Cassandra Ponti hopes to face the arc lights and become a successful actress someday.
After the incense and candlelight of The Teak Project, prepare for the ripe industrial stink and blinding arc lights of Led Bib.
Gordon was caught in the middle of the ring after a decade spent in the Treasury corner where the arc lights shine less brightly.