enclosed arc lamp


Definition of enclosed arc lamp

  1. :  an arc lamp having electrodes protected from the atmosphere by a close-fitting globe that much reduces their rate of consumption

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Origin and Etymology of enclosed arc lamp

enclosed from past participle of enclose

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feeling or affected by lethargy

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