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tungsten-halogen lamp[¦təŋ·stən ′hal·ə·jən ‚lamp]
A lamp containing a halogen, usually iodine or bromine, which combines with tungsten evaporated from the filament.
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A tungsten-filament incandescent lamp which is filled with a gas containing halogens; the envelope, made of quartz or other material that can be subjected to high-temperature, is small compared with standard lamps of equivalent wattage; formerly known as quartz-iodine lamp.
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