sodium-vapor lamp

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Definition of sodium-vapor lamp 

: an electric lamp that contains sodium vapor and electrodes between which a luminous discharge takes place and that is used especially for lighting highways

First Known Use of sodium-vapor lamp

1933, in the meaning defined above

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