floor lamp


Definition of floor lamp 

: a tall lamp that stands on the floor

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Stylish table lamps and floor lamps provide perfect task lighting in living areas and bedrooms. Jessica Cumberbatch Anderson, ELLE Decor, "The 3 Types Of Lighting Every Room Needs," 22 Jan. 2016 This floor lamp is the perfect candidate: a lighter-than-air style statement that throws off plenty of light thanks to the open weave shade. Joanna Linberg, Sunset, "10 Stunning Rattan Pieces for Your Home," 22 Jan. 2018 The virtual shopping tour features almost 70 items, ranging from a Mainstays Combo floor lamp selling for $11.44 to a 16-piece Gibson Home Soho Lounge Square dinnerware set with a $34.88 price tag. Charisse Jones, USA TODAY, "Walmart offers a 3D tour to get shoppers to look, click and buy," 28 June 2018 The Arteriors collection, filled with dozens of table or floor lamps, pendants and chandeliers, plus mirrors, sculptures, tables, chairs and sofas covers dozens of items. Diane Cowen, Houston Chronicle, "Arteriors new collection remains current, edgy," 13 June 2018 The researchers detected iPads up to 6.5 feet away from of the wall; fans and floor lamps could be sensed from about 10 feet. Prachi Patel, Scientific American, "How to Convert Your Wall into a Giant Touch Screen," 1 June 2018 Graphic art prints, striped rug, and a Noguchi floor lamp add even more depth. Lauren Ro, Curbed, "Furniture inspiration from 6 inventive homes," 30 Apr. 2018 Matte wax makes the oak floors seem aged, while the floor lamp by contemporary designer Michael Anastassiades adds a crisp, current note. Margot Dougherty, WSJ, "A First-Time Homeowner Indulges a Love of Color," 10 May 2018 Added last year were a standard shark fin antenna, a new gloss-black center floor console, a 12-volt power outlet in the cargo area, new front courtesy floor lamps, knit fabric sun visors and a washer fluid low-level warning light. G. Chambers Williams Iii, star-telegram, "Mitsubishi’s Outlander GT has room for the family, V-6, and all-wheel drive | Fort Worth Star-Telegram," 5 May 2018

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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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English Language Learners Definition of floor lamp

: a tall lamp that stands on the floor

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