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1. A transparent or diffusing enclosure (usually of glass) to protect a light source, to diffuse and redirect the light, or to change the color of the light.
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There was considerable audible delight from all students when they were able to make a pencil 'lead' refill glow brightly as their makeshift light globe.
My daughter has the biggest smile as she looks up at the large light globes suspended in the ceiling of the grand ballroom.
The online poll of 1000 people found that the most popular climate-friendly actions were installing energy-efficient light globes, spending less time in the shower and turning off appliances at the switch, reports The Daily Telegraph.
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In Green Hills of Africa, Ernest Hemingway asserts that the Gulf Stream contains a "flotsam of palm fronds, corks, bottles, and used electric light globes, seasoned with an occasional condom or a deep floating corset" (149).