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luminaire

[¦lü·mə¦ner]
(electricity)
An electric lighting fixture, wall bracket, portable lamp, or other complete lighting unit designed to contain one or more electric lighting sources and associated reflectors, refractors, housing, and such support for those items as necessary.

Luminaire

A complete lighting unit, consisting of one or more lamps together with housing, the optical components to distribute the light from the lamps, and the electrical components’ ballast and starters, which are necessary to operate the lamps.

luminaire

1. A complete lighting unit consisting of one or more lamps, together with components which are designed to distribute the light, to position and protect the lamps, and to connect the lamps to the electric power supply; also called a lighting fixture.
2. The above lighting unit without lamps in it.
3. A device that projects light on the stage of a theater.
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Histogram of nominal CCTs for indoor and outdoor LED luminaires in the 2010 NGL competition.
Recognized" indoor products include decorative pendant luminaires by Visa Lighting, Selux Corporation and LED Linear GmbH; two linear pendant luminaires by Philips Ledalite; white-tunable luminaires by Selux Corporation, Acuity Brands Lighting Inc.
Testing of luminaires takes place automatically at a time convenient to the end user.
Access Fixtures, a United States based company in commercial, industrial, and sports lighting, has launched a new canopy luminaire that can also be used as a wall pack.
The LED technology also ensures that the InVerto is a maintenance-free, energy efficient luminaire which has more than 50,000 hours of life.
In contrast to the concept of generating homogeneity on the horizontal plane with grazing light from closely spaced luminaires, grazing light from luminaires at greater distances can also be used to create noticeable light patterns along the wall.
Like all Pracht fluorescent luminaires, the Alaska and Arktis luminaire bodies are made from white fibreglass reinforced polyester, resistant to acids and alkalines and as IP65 Class 2 fittings are dustproof and jet proof.
In order to provide HVAC designers current and usable information, experimental measurements of lighting heat gain parameters were conducted for a range of common luminaires in a full-scale test facility under realistic operating conditions.
The agreement means that Philips Luminaires will sell Martin Architectural's products through its European sales organisation.
LEDOS RGB luminaires by Zumtobel Staff Lighting Inc.
At some of our plants, we had problems with lint packing itself into the ballasts of the existing fluorescent luminaires," says Paul Locklair, corporate electrical engineer.
The European Commission has recently issued an opinion on portable child-appealing luminaires within the framework of Directive 73/23/EEC relating to electrical equipment designed for use within certain voltage limits.