comparison lamp

noun

Definition of comparison lamp

: an incandescent lamp of constant and not necessarily known luminous intensity against which a working standard lamp and lamps to be tested are successively compared in a photometer

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“Comparison lamp.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/comparison%20lamp. Accessed 6 Dec. 2021.

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