tungsten lamp

tungsten lamp
type of incandescent bulb with a filament made from tungsten

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  • Tungsten lamp — Tung sten lamp An electric glow lamp having filaments of metallic tungsten, and contained in a glass bulb which is evacuated or has an inert gas, to avoid oxidation of the tungsten; a common form of light bulb. Such lamps, owing to the refractory …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • tungsten lamp — n. an incandescent lamp having tungsten filaments …   English World dictionary

  • tungsten lamp — noun : an incandescent lamp with a filament of metallic tungsten compare osmium lamp * * * an incandescent electric lamp in which the filament is made of tungsten. [1905 10] * * * tungsten lamp, an incandescent electric lamp whose filament is… …   Useful english dictionary

  • tungsten lamp — /ˈtʌŋstən læmp/ (say tungstuhn lamp) noun an incandescent electric lamp in which the filament is made of tungsten …  

  • tungsten lamp — an incandescent electric lamp in which the filament is made of tungsten. [1905 10] * * * …   Universalium

  • Tungsten lamp — Лампа накаливания (с вольфрамовой нитью) …   Краткий толковый словарь по полиграфии

  • tungsten-halogen lamp — noun A compact high intensity light source (a development of the basic tungsten lamp), in which the casing is filled with halogen, used for car lamps, cine projectors, etc • • • Main Entry: ↑tungsten …   Useful english dictionary

  • tungsten — [tuŋ′stən] n. [Swed, lit., heavy stone, orig. name for scheelite, coined (1755) by A. F. Cronstedt (see NICKEL) < tung, heavy (< IE * tṇghu < base * ten , to pull > THIN) + sten, akin to OE stan, STONE; used (1783) for element… …   English World dictionary

  • lamp — lampless, adj. /lamp/, n. 1. any of various devices furnishing artificial light, as by electricity or gas. Cf. fluorescent lamp, incandescent lamp. 2. a container for an inflammable liquid, as oil, which is burned at a wick as a means of… …   Universalium

  • tungsten — tungstenic /tung sten ik/, adj. /tung steuhn/, n. Chem. a rare, metallic element having a bright gray color, a metallic luster, and a high melting point, 3410° C, and found in wolframite, tungstite, and other minerals: used in alloys of high… …   Universalium

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