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heat lamp

[′hēt ‚lamp]
(electricity)
An infrared lamp used for brooders in farming, for drying paint or ink, for keeping food warm, and for therapeutic and other applications requiring heat with or without some visible light.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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You can now hang your heat lamp from this on one end of the brooder and still have easy access to the food and water on the other end.
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Fire Chief Terry Ney said heat lamps used for keeping livestock warm in cold weather can cause fires if they come in contact with bedding materials, and that people should not count on the spring clamps commonly found on such lamps to keep them suspended over the bedding.
The farm, based at Walton cemetery for the past 30 years, have been dealing with the sub zero temperatures by wrapping bunnies in blankets and blasting piglets with heat lamps. Cows have been brought into their sheds.
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When the brooder is finished, you will have a heat lamp at one end and the food and water at the other.
"A heat lamp set light to the bedding in one of our whelping kennels, a roof caught fire and spread along the roofing felt causing tremendous heat and smoke.
Figuring no one else would be crazy enough to take up the offer, I went to the local Agway and bought supplies for all eight chickens, including a feeder, waterer, heat lamp, wood shavings, and a bag of feed.
Investigators suspect the fire at 91593 North Coburg Road started after a heat lamp fell and made contact with cardboard and other flammable materials, Coburg Fire Chief Chad Minter said.
They found three cannabis plants being grown in a cupboard aided by a heat lamp.