floor lamp

noun

Definition of floor lamp

: a tall lamp that stands on the floor

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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 There’s a hanging pendant, a table lamp, a floor lamp, and a sconce that all come with included Hue bulbs. Ashley Carman, The Verge, "Philips new Hue lights cover your entire home, inside and out," 10 Aug. 2018 The Hue Signe table lamp light is priced at 169.99 euros, and the floor lamp at 269 euros. Tom Warren, The Verge, "Philips’ latest Hue lights project color onto the walls around your TV," 20 Aug. 2018 Most prevalent is the antique floor lamp, lush and brassy with its parasol-like palm fronds. Lilah Ramzi, Vogue, "Is This the Original SAD Lamp? The Best Tropical Light Fixtures to Ward Off Seasonal Blues," 12 Oct. 2018 The living room’s custom sofa is in a Zinc Textile fabric, the chaise longue and Stilnovo floor lamp are from Lost City Arts, and the leather chair is by reGeneration. Elle Decor Editors, ELLE Decor, "Inside a Traditional Prewar Apartment with Unique, Handmade Accents," 13 Sep. 2018

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First Known Use of floor lamp

1892, in the meaning defined above

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floor lamp

noun

English Language Learners Definition of floor lamp

: a tall lamp that stands on the floor

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