incandescent lamp

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incandescent lamp: 1 bulb containing gas, 2 filament, 3 connecting and supporting wires, 4 exhaust tube, 5 screw base, 6 base contact

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In 1880, Thomas Edison received a patent for his electric incandescent lamp. cleveland.com, "Today in History: January 27, 2018," 27 Jan. 2018

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1881, in the meaning defined above

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