floor lamp


Definition of floor lamp

: a tall lamp that stands on the floor

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Light seeped through the cracks of the closed blinds, and only a single floor lamp had been turned on. David Rabe, The New Yorker, "Uncle Jim Called," 1 July 2019 On Home Depot’s website, the group found different prices quoted for paint, light bulbs, toilet paper, caulk guns, halogen floor lamps, screwdrivers and more. Levi Sumagaysay, The Mercury News, "FTC urged to probe ‘secret surveillance scores’ used against shoppers, job and housing applicants," 25 June 2019 There are several amusing running gags in the staging, such as Miss Bates’ elderly mother being played by a dressmaker’s dummy, and tall floor lamps standing in as guests at a ball. Kerry Reid, chicagotribune.com, "'Emma' at Lifeline Theatre: Jane Austen's matchmaking story is played for warmth and laughs," 6 June 2019 Pricing details: $99.99 for the wall light, $129.99 for the table light, $149.99 for the pendant, and $179.99 for the floor lamp. Ashley Carman, The Verge, "Philips new Hue lights cover your entire home, inside and out," 10 Aug. 2018 Don’t just rely on the in-ceiling lighting—make sure to bring in a great desk lamp, table lamps on a credenza, or a floor lamp. Liz Cantrell, ELLE Decor, "How to Make Your Office a "Home Away From Home"," 25 Feb. 2019 The couple worked with Williams Sonoma on designing the space, offsetting the traditional elements with contemporary accents like a brass floor lamp and marble coffee table. Danielle Tullo, House Beautiful, "How Jenny Cipoletti Of Margo & Me Turned Her Apartment Into A Parisian Escape," 20 Nov. 2018 These lamps are available in a table version or traditional floor lamp, and will fire colorful light onto nearby walls to create ambient lighting that can brighten up the dark areas near a TV. Tom Warren, The Verge, "Philips’ latest Hue lights project color onto the walls around your TV," 20 Aug. 2018 Finally, move in some midlevel luminaires—table lamps, floor lamps or sconces, ideally ones that are indirect and pleasantly passive. Kathryn O’shea-evans, WSJ, "Goodbye, Showy Chandeliers. Hello, Low-Key Lighting That Transforms Rooms," 25 Jan. 2019

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First Known Use of floor lamp

1892, in the meaning defined above

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English Language Learners Definition of floor lamp

: a tall lamp that stands on the floor

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