floor lamp


Definition of floor lamp

: a tall lamp that stands on the floor

Examples of floor lamp in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The distinctive design comes in a variety of forms, including wall sconces, floor lamps, and ceiling-mount fixtures, all featuring thin, angular arms and metal shades with a beak-like shape. Jessica Bennett, Better Homes & Gardens, "Duckbill Light Fixtures Offer a Fresh Take on Mid-Century Design," 16 Apr. 2020 On the docket for this year: a bigger factory and new designers, products, and categories (floor lamps and sconces, oh my!). Brittney Morgan, House Beautiful, "2020 Visionaries: Ian Yang," 28 Feb. 2020 Use a mix of sources — floor lamps, table lamps, sconces and overheads. New York Times, "Tired of Winter? Here’s How to Make Your Home a Haven," 7 Feb. 2020 An 18th-century cabinet and a collection of 19th-century studio drawings mix effortlessly with a pair of graphic vintage French floor lamps that sits where a pair of pink porcelain Napoléon III ones used to be. Kathleen Hackett, ELLE Decor, "Return Engagement," 7 June 2012 There’s a mix of table lamps, task lights, wall lights, and standing floor lamps on offer with shapes that range from tall mushrooms to something reminiscent of the Bat Signal. Boone Ashworth, Wired, "These Sleek Lamps Illuminate the Promise of 3D Printing," 26 Feb. 2020 My filing cabinet, desk and floor lamp needed to be taken into consideration. oregonlive, "How to paint a botanical mural (and cure artist’s block): The Pecks," 14 Feb. 2020 Antique daybed: upholstered in a Le Manach fabric. Lucite chair, floor lamp, painting, and cocktail tables: Les Puces de Saint-Ouen. Emma Bazilian, House Beautiful, "A Trip to the Paris Flea Markets Transformed This Brooklyn House," 9 Sep. 2019 The money that Mat saved on hiring a painter was put into purchasing more high-end furnishings, including an articulating sconce, circular floor lamp, modern console, and of course, that $4,000 fireplace. Lucia Tonelli, ELLE Decor, "Watch the Drabbest Rooms Become Fab on Best Room Wins Episode Three," 16 May 2019

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First Known Use of floor lamp

1892, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of floor lamp was in 1892

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29 Apr 2020

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“Floor lamp.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/floor%20lamp. Accessed 29 May. 2020.

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English Language Learners Definition of floor lamp

: a tall lamp that stands on the floor

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