Svetiljka (obično na gas) (nem.)
Sinonimi: arc light
Or arc light; Electric light that uses the illumination of an electric arc maintained between two electrodes. The British scientist Humphry Davy developed an arc lamp 1808, and its main use in recent years has been in cinema projectors. The lamp consists of two carbon electrodes, between which a very high voltage is maintained. Electric current arcs (jumps) between the two, creating a brilliant light.Produces light when electric current flows across the gap between two electrodes; SYN. arc light. arclamp
1. A piece of furniture holding one or more electric light bulbs.
2. An artificial source of visible illumination.
ETYM French lanterne, Latin lanterna, laterna, from Greek lampthr light, torch. Related to Lamp.
Light in a transparent protective case.
ETYM Old Eng. light, liht, as. leóht; akin to os. lioht, Dutch and German licht, Old High Germ. lioht, Goth. liuhath, Icel. ljôs, Latin lux light, lucere to shine, Greek leykos white, Skr. ruc to shine. Related to Lucid, Lunar, Luminous, Lynx.
1. Having abundant light or illumination: or; SYN. lighting.
2. Any device serving as a source of visible light; SYN. light source.
3. An illuminated area.
4. A visual warning signal.
5. A particular perspective or aspect of a situation.
6. A condition of spiritual awareness; divine illumination; SYN. illumination.
7. The visual effect of illumination on objects or scenes as created in pictures; SYN. lightness.
8. (Physics) Electromagnetic radiation that can produce a visual sensation; SYN. visible light, visible radiation.
9. Public awareness.
10. Mental understanding as an enlightening experience.
11. A person regarded very fondly.
1. A long hollow object (usually cylindrical) used to hold and conduct liquids or gases; SYN. tubing.
2. A system of electrodes arranged in an evacuated glass or metal envelope; SYN. vacuum tube, thermionic vacuum tube, thermionic tube, electron tube, thermionic valve.
3. (Anatomy) Any hollow cylindrical body structure; SYN. tube-shaped structure.