incandescent light bulb

Definition of incandescent light bulb

  1. :  a light bulb whose light is produced by the glow of a wire heated by an electric current

Word by Word Definitions

incandescentplay
  1. :  white, glowing, or luminous with intense heat

    :  strikingly bright, radiant, or clear

    :  marked by brilliance especially of expression

  1. :  light bulb

lightplay
  1. :  something that makes vision possible

    :  the sensation aroused by stimulation of the visual receptors

    :  electromagnetic radiation of any wavelength that travels in a vacuum with a speed of 299,792,458 meters (about 186,000 miles) per second

  1. :  having light :  bright

    :  not dark, intense, or swarthy in color or coloring :  pale

    :  medium in saturation and high in lightness

  1. :  to become light :  brighten

    :  to take fire

    :  to set fire to

  1. :  having little weight :  not heavy

    :  designed to carry a comparatively small load

    :  having relatively little weight in proportion to bulk

  1. :  lightly

    :  with little baggage

  1. :  dismount

    :  settle, alight

    :  to arrive by chance :  happen

bulbplay
  1. :  a resting stage of a plant (such as the lily, onion, hyacinth, or tulip) that is usually formed underground and consists of a short stem base bearing one or more buds enclosed in overlapping membranous or fleshy leaves

    :  a fleshy structure (such as a tuber or corm) resembling a bulb in appearance

    :  a plant having or developing from a bulb


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