sodium lamp

noun
variants: or sodium-vapor lamp

Definition of sodium lamp

: a gas discharge lamp using sodium vapor and designed especially for lighting highways

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“Sodium lamp.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/sodium%20lamp. Accessed 6 Dec. 2021.

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