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  • 1 Mercury-vapor lamp — Mercury Lamp redirects here. For the character in the Rozen Maiden anime and manga, see Characters of Rozen Maiden. A 175 watt mercury vapor yard light approximately 15 seconds after starting …

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  • 2 mercury-vapor lamp — ☆ mercury vapor lamp [mʉr′kyoo rēvā′pər, mʉr′kə rēvā′pər ] n. a discharge lamp containing mercury vapor …

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  • 3 mercury vapour lamp — mercury vapour light or mercury vapour lamp noun A bright greenish blue light, high in ultraviolet rays, produced by an electric discharge through mercury vapour • • • Main Entry: ↑mercury …

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  • 4 mercury-vapor lamp — noun ultraviolet lamp that emits a strong bluish light (rich in ultraviolet radiation) as electric current passes through mercury vapor • Hypernyms: ↑ultraviolet lamp, ↑ultraviolet source • Hyponyms: ↑quartz lamp, ↑sunlamp, ↑sun lamp, ↑sunray… …

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  • 5 mercury-vapour lamp — noun a gaseous discharge lamp in which the arc discharge takes place in mercury vapour; used for highway illumination and as an industrial source of ultraviolet radiation …

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  • 6 Mercury vapor lamp —   A high intensity discharge lamp that uses mercury as the primary light producing element. Includes clear, phosphor coated, and self ballasted lamps.   U.S. Dept. of Energy, Energy Information Administration s Energy Glossary …

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  • 7 mercury-vapor lamp — noun Date: 1904 an electric lamp in which the discharge takes place through mercury vapor called also mercury lamp …

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  • 8 mercury-vapor lamp — mer·cu·ry va·por lamp .vā pər n an electric lamp in which the discharge takes place through mercury vapor and which has been used therapeutically as a source of ultraviolet radiation …

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  • 9 Mercury discharge [mercury vapor] lamp — Ртутная лампа …

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  • 10 Gas-discharge lamp — See also: Gas filled tube Germicidal lamps are simple low pressure mercury vapor discharges in a fused quartz envelope. Gas discharge lamps are a family of artificial light sources that generate light by sending an electrical discharge through an …

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  • 11 electric discharge lamp — or vapor lamp Lighting device consisting of a transparent container within which a gas is energized by an applied voltage and made to glow. After practical generators were devised in the 19th century, many experimenters applied electric power to… …

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  • 12 High-intensity discharge lamp — A High intensity discharge (HID) lamp is a type of electrical lamp which produces light by means of an electric arc between tungsten electrodes housed inside a translucent or transparent fused quartz or fused alumina tube. This tube is filled… …

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  • 13 low pressure mercury arc lamp — an ultraviolet radiation lamp having a low vapor pressure, low amperage, high voltage, and a glow discharge; more than 95 per cent of its emission is ultraviolet C in the mercury vapor resonance emission line at 254 nm. In the treatment of skin… …

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  • 14 discharge tube — n. Elec. 1. any of various devices in which a gas or metal vapor inside sealed glass is used to conduct current when voltage is applied 2. such a device used as a lamp (discharge lamp), as with neon or mercury vapor …

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  • 15 mercury vapour light — or mercury vapour lamp noun A bright greenish blue light, high in ultraviolet rays, produced by an electric discharge through mercury vapour • • • Main Entry: ↑mercury …

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  • 16 mercury arc — n. an electric discharge passed through ionized mercury vapor, esp. in a mercury vapor lamp or an electron tube …

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  • 17 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… …

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  • 18 Mercury (element) — gold ← mercury → thallium Cd ↑ Hg ↓ Cn …

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  • 19 Lamp (electrical component) — A lamp is a replaceable component such as an incandescent light bulb, which is designed to produce light from electricity. These components usually have a base of ceramic, metal, glass or plastic, which makes an electrical connection in the… …

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  • 20 lamp — Synonyms and related words: Chinese lantern, Finsen light, Moore light, arc light, battery lamp, broadside, candle, candlelight, cresset, dark lantern, electric candle, electric lamp, electric light bulb, electric torch, electric arc lamp,… …

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