Chandelier


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Chandelier

A fixture with multiple arms hung from the ceiling to support lights; originally for candles, but later manufactured for gas, then electric lights.

chandelier

A luminaire suspended from the ceiling; usually ornate or branched with the lamps visible.
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Since the creators did not want an obtrusive, anachronistic electrical cord hanging out of the chandelier, its lights run on batteries and are triggered by remote control.
Since the original chandelier already suggested the idea of the big bang, it led me to ask, "What if I remade the chandelier so that instead of it being a gloss on the theory, all of the decisions were determined by the actual science of the origin of the universe?"
I know they will be especially interested to learn about the features inside the Chandelier Graveyard, Oasis, Nirvana, and Great Beyond.
Stork's analysis of the chandelier in "Portrait of Giovanni Arnolfini and His Wife" by Jan van Eyck rests on the axiom that its arms are precisely identical.
Apprentice Neil Chalmers enjoyed the first double of his career when landing division one of the ten-furlong handicap on Shirazi and the concluding mile handicap on Chandelier.
The world's biggest crystal chandelier, an 8,000-piece 1.5 ton work of art made in Birmingham, failed to find a buyer at auction yesterday.
IT'S BEEN YEARS SINCE I SAT ABOVE THE chandelier at a performance.
David's fellow Manchester United and England star TEDDY SHERINGHAM has spent an amazing pounds 30,000 on a crystal chandelier for his luxury apartment.
We tried to keep the charm of the house, which dates back some 70 years--large stained-glass windows; finely crafted woodwork on the ceilings, walls and floors; a working fireplace (now gas-fueled) and, in the private dining room, a beautifully preserved crystal chandelier. We also have a screened sun porch, which is very popular with residents; front porch living was very traditional in the Baltimore area.
A recent generation of studies of postmortem brain tissue from people with schizophrenia, particularly from the laboratory of Professor David Lewis and his colleagues at the University of Pittsburgh, have shed light on schizophrenia-related abnormalities in the interplay of the main excitatory neurons, pyramidal neurons, and a specific class of inhibitory nerve cells, called chandelier cells, in the prefrontal cortex.
"In the front room there was a chandelier made from an old cartwheel.
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