aeo·​light | \ ˈē-ə-ˌlīt \

Definition of aeolight

: 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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First Known Use of aeolight

circa 1930, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for aeolight

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

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“Aeolight.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 19 Sep. 2020.

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