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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.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

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.
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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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The Winona Windirect from Acuity is a family of asymmetric pendant indirect LED luminaires available in single or twin mount.
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According to the company, SealSafe luminaires reduce the effects of luminaire dirt depreciation (LDD) on the fixture.
Twenty-eight products have been recognized for excellence by the 2015 Next Generation Luminaires (NGL) Competition, which was established in 2008 to promote technical innovation and excellence in the design of energy-efficient LED luminaires for indoor and outdoor applications.
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