Examples of lamp in a Sentence
I didn't realize it had gotten so dark in the room until my wife came in and turned on the lamp, momentarily blinding me.
Recent Examples of lamp from the Web
In addition to the coffee amenities, twin clear bubble base lamps, and a gold curtain furnished window add extra light (and glamour) to their dorm.
My wife typically takes Max, Max’s oversized terrarium and heat lamps, coolers, boxes, bags and suitcases containing everything from puzzles to pie crusts.
One February night, when temperatures typically drop to a cool 45 degrees, an oil lamp burned in Hameed's and her siblings' room.
The pipe-smoking contest and the ugly lamp competition are among the dearly departed, but the 113th rendition of the Kentucky State Fair has a bunch of new offerings to entertain, educate and amaze.
Chicken fingers and heat-lamp burgers don’t cut it anymore.
The Navy's software then translates the messages into Morse code signals for the signal lamp.
Up the road, nine men from around the French department, or region, of Isère — mostly in their 50s and 60s — were constructing a refined dining room amid the trees, using bamboo scaffolding to support a tarp roof and an overhead lamp.
Driving from south to north, the only detectable change on entering the United Kingdom is that road signs switch colour and Union flags flutter from lamp-posts.
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Origin and Etymology of lamp
First Known Use: 13th centurySee Words from the same year
Synonymsbeacon, illuminant, light
Related Wordsarc lamp (also arc light), candelabra, candelabrum, candle, chandelier, dark lantern, electric, flare, flash, flashbulb, flashcube, flashlight, floodlight, fluorescent lamp, gaslight, gasolier, girandole, headlight, incandescent lamp, klieg light (or kleig light), lantern, light bulb, lighthouse, lighting, sconce, spotlight, streetlight, sun lamp
LAMP Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of lamp for English Language Learners
: a device that produces light
LAMP Defined for Kids
Definition of lamp for Students
- a kerosene lamp
- an electric lamp
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