aeolight

noun aeo·light \ˈē-ə-ˌlīt\

Definition of aeolight

  1. :  a gas-discharge glow lamp which is used in optical sound recording and the luminous intensity of which can be varied by varying the terminal voltage

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Origin and Etymology of aeolight

perhaps from Greek aiolos quick-moving, glittering + English light


First Known Use: circa 1930


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