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discharge lamp[′dis‚chärj ‚lamp]
A lamp in which light is produced by an electric discharge between electrodes in a gas (or vapor) at low or high pressure. Also known as electric-discharge lamp; gas-discharge lamp; vapor lamp.
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A lamp that produces light by the discharge of electricity between electrodes in a glass-filled enclosure, such as a fluorescent lamp.
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Any lamp that produces light by means of phosphors as a result of an electrical discharge through one or more gases or vapors within the lamp’s envelope (e.g., see fluorescent lamp).
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