mercury–vapor lamp

noun

Definition of mercury–vapor lamp

  1. :  an electric lamp in which the discharge takes place through mercury vapor —called also mercury lamp

First Known Use of mercury–vapor lamp

1904


Medical Dictionary

mercury–vapor lamp

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noun mer·cu·ry–va·por lamp \-ˌvā-pər-\

Medical Definition of mercury–vapor lamp

  1. :  an electric lamp in which the discharge takes place through mercury vapor and which has been used therapeutically as a source of ultraviolet radiation


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