floor lamp

noun

Definition of floor lamp

: a tall lamp that stands on the floor

Examples of floor lamp in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web To manufacture a spa experience, call on a floor lamp. Alicia Mies, Good Housekeeping, 12 July 2022 In this child's room designed by Starrett Hoyt Ringbom, the timeless pieces—like the ottoman and floor lamp—give the room a refined edge that will age well. Sienna Livermore, House Beautiful, 31 May 2022 The Italian lighting brand Flos was founded in 1962, the same year that Arco — the floor lamp designed by the brothers Achille and Pier Giacomo Castiglioni, and one of the company’s most famous products — also made its debut. New York Times, 2 June 2022 While the classic blue grasscloth wallpaper, floor lamp, and curtains set the stage for a traditional living room, designer Heather Hilliard added some unexpectedly edgy elements. Hadley Mendelsohn, House Beautiful, 13 Apr. 2022 This $33 industrial floor lamp provides ample light for living room corners and reading nooks. Lily Gray, Better Homes & Gardens, 1 Mar. 2022 For example, a floor lamp connected its base to the upright stem with a nut recessed into a shallow depression. Wes Siler, Outside Online, 25 Feb. 2022 To help light the room is a giant metal Grus floor lamp from Lumen Center Italia that is its own statement. San Diego Union-Tribune, 7 Feb. 2022 The solution, according to social media and Amazon shoppers, is a 1 inch wide LED corner floor lamp. Tamim Alnuweiri, PEOPLE.com, 11 Jan. 2022 See More

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First Known Use of floor lamp

1892, in the meaning defined above

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23 Jul 2022

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“Floor lamp.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/floor%20lamp. Accessed 19 Aug. 2022.

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