mercury-vapor lamp

noun

Definition of mercury-vapor lamp

: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

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

medical Definition of mercury-vapor lamp

: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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