Examples of illuminant in a Sentence
at the time, a spermaceti candle was the brightest indoor illuminant available
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Distilling rock oil produced multiple interesting compounds, one of which looked like an ideal illuminant.
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arc lamp (also arc light), candelabra, candelabrum, candle, chandelier, flare, flash, flashlight, floodlight, fluorescent lamp, gaslight, headlight, incandescent lamp, klieg light (or kleig light), lantern, light bulb, lighting, sconce, spotlight, streetlight, sun lamp;
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