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Din dicționarul The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Lamp \Lamp\ (l[a^]mp), n. [F. lampe, L. lampas, -adis, fr. Gr.
     ?, ?, torch, fr. ? to give light, to shine. Cf. Lampad,
     1. A light-producing vessel, device, instrument or apparatus;
        formerly referring especially to a vessel with a wick used
        for the combustion of oil or other inflammable liquid, for
        the purpose of producing artificial light; also, a similar
        device using a gas as the combustible fuel; now referring
        mainly to an electric lamp. See sense [3].
        [1913 Webster +PJC]
     2. Figuratively, anything which enlightens intellectually or
        morally; anything regarded metaphorically a performing the
        uses of a lamp.
        [1913 Webster]
              Thy word is a lamp unto my feet, and a light unto my
              path.                                 --Ps. cxix.
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              Ages elapsed ere Homer's lamp appeared. --Cowper.
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     3. (Elec.) A device or mechanism for producing light by
        electricity, usually having a glass bulb or tube
        containing the light-emitting element. Most lamps belong
        to one of two categories, the Incandescent lamp (See
        under Incandescent) or the fluorescent lamp. However,
        see also arc lamp, below.
        [1913 Webster +PJC]
     4. A device that emits radiant energy in the form of heat,
        infrared, or ultraviolet rays; as, a heat lamp.
     Aeolipile lamp, a hollow ball of copper containing alcohol
        which is converted into vapor by a lamp beneath, so as to
        make a powerful blowpipe flame when the vapor is ignited.
     Arc lamp (Elec.), a form of lamp in which the voltaic arc
        is used as the source of light.
     D["e]bereiner's lamp, an apparatus for the instantaneous
        production of a flame by the spontaneous ignition of a jet
        of hydrogen on being led over platinum sponge; -- named
        after the German chemist D["o]bereiner, who invented it.
        Called also philosopher's lamp.
     Flameless lamp, an aphlogistic lamp.
     Lamp burner, the part of a lamp where the wick is exposed
        and ignited. --Knight.
     Lamp fount, a reservoir for oil, in a lamp.
     Lamp jack. See 2d Jack, n., 4
        (l) &
        (n) .
     Lamp shade, a screen, as of paper, glass, or tin, for
        softening or obstructing the light of a lamp.
     Lamp shell (Zool.), any brachiopod shell of the genus
        Terebratula and allied genera. The name refers to the
        shape, which is like that of an antique lamp. See
     Safety lamp, a miner's lamp in which the flame is
        surrounded by fine wire gauze, preventing the kindling of
        dangerous explosive gases; -- called also, from Sir
        Humphry Davy the inventor, Davy lamp.
     To smell of the lamp, to bear marks of great study and
        labor, as a literary composition.
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Din dicționarul The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  lampshade \lampshade\, lamp shade \lamp shade\n.
     a protective ornamental covering used to screen the light
     bulb in a lamp from direct view.
     [WordNet 1.5] lampshell

Din dicționarul WordNet (r) 2.0 :

  lamp shade
       n : a protective ornamental shade used to screen a light bulb
           from direct view [syn: lampshade]

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