Meaning of LAMP in English

LAMP

noun

COLLOCATIONS FROM OTHER ENTRIES

a desk lamp

Don't forget to switch off the desk lamp.

a street light/lamp

It was getting dark, and the street lamps were already on.

bedside lamp/table/cabinet etc

The clock on her bedside table said half past four.

floor lamp

fog lamp

halogen bulb/lamp/light etc

hurricane lamp

lava lamp

oil lamp

safety lamp

standard lamp

table lamp

COLLOCATIONS FROM CORPUS

■ ADJECTIVE

electric

Not only that, it was lit by electric lamps .

Around them were several old electric lamps , a couple with ornate glass shades, and chimneys.

In the dressing room afterwards, brightly lit by the new Tantallum electric lamps , the atmosphere was just as electric.

fluorescent

So it seems the future of compact fluorescent lamps is secure.

A fluorescent lamp must be connected to a stabiliser, or ballast, to limit and control its operating current.

Overhead were Maurer's enormous fluorescent lamps .

The clue to the flourishing creativity lies with phosphor chemistry, which is essential to the manufacture of fluorescent lamps .

In place of ordinary light bulbs, you could use compact fluorescent lamps .

There are many types of fluorescent lamp available so the range of conventional starters is equally varied.

Several requirements have to be considered when designing a fluorescent lamp .

little

Jewel-tipped stalactites hung from the cavern roof, aglow like many little lamps .

Also we stopped using our little paraffin lamp during the night watch, and used torches instead.

There was no holy picture on the wall, with its little oil lamp , no homely touch he recognized.

There were little lamps illuminating the little rat alleys.

The fire crackled in the grate, its light competing with that of the little gas lamp .

The glow of the little orange lamp made her face like a beautiful mask: like one of her carvings downstairs.

I want a little lamp like yours.

The room was half dark; only the little table lamp was on beside the bed, with its orange parchment shade.

old

An old magic lamp is hidden somewhere in Happyland.

Success was not achieved without considerable risk to an old street lamp and the Downing Street red carpet.

Around them were several old electric lamps , a couple with ornate glass shades, and chimneys.

red

The red sanctuary lamp glowed ahead of them, to the left of the high altar.

Lanterne Rouge Last rider on general classification, given a red lamp and a special cheer on arrival in Paris.

A light burned in the hall, the red lamp .

The truck in front had a red lamp hooked to its tail-gate.

A red devotional oil lamp burned on the table below.

Athelstan, taking the keys from his belt, went up beneath the winking red sanctuary lamp and opened the tabernacle door.

I need the artificial light of a large red anglepoise lamp on the writing table.

The red lamp was burning on the mahogany table, catching above the chandelier with its drops of blood.

single

The single lamp burned on the mantel.

The room was lit by a single kerosene hurricane lamp in the center of the table and a few candles.

A single standard lamp was alight.

She'd left her bed, gone through to the lounge, put on a single lamp , and made the call.

The illumination source was either a single tungsten lamp or this plus a conventional warm white striplight as appropriate.

It was a shadow cast by the single lamp in the room.

By the light of a single dim bedside lamp , she saw Christine.

Finally, he reached an evil, narrow street lit only by a single lamp .

small

Several of the traders had lit small oil lamps which they hung in front of their stalls.

One of the small table lamps was lit.

On the mantelpiece there was a small lamp with a crimson shade and I switched it on.

Hassan has to buy gas cylinders to light the stove and the two small lamps that light his apartment.

The Moulin Rougestaff steer them all to their tables in the auditorium, which is lit with small pink lamps .

A small lamp was mounted on an upright stanchion near the head of each staircase.

It was given a small head lamp in place of the Croydon side lamps.

On it I have propped a small ceramic lamp .

standard

Can the table and standard lamps be used to better advantage by moving them to different positions?

Stick to your plan of good general lighting and a standard or table lamp behind you.

■ NOUN

desk

An ideal gift for any student is an adjustable desk lamp , the more flexible the better.

The desk lamp with an emerald-green shade and small prints of Degas' dancers were the only distinctive features of the room.

There was a shaded desk lamp by the telephone, and that was it.

From the desk lamp , glassy nuclei of brightness followed the words he wrote.

The daylight did not penetrate far into the room where only his desk lamp was lit.

In the bald white light of my desk lamp I took another look-and there were more eggs now than before.

It is operated by the light from an ordinary desk lamp to provide an excellent level of illumination at its screen.

I switched the desk lamp off, and sat in darkness.

floor

These are: Conventional pendant and ceiling lights, wall lights, table lamps , floor lamps and strip lights.

Floor lamps Use a floor lamp to create enticing pools of light.

fog

A matched pair of front fog lamps can be substituted for headlamps in conditions of fog or falling snow.

There is a fog lamp in the rear and two up front.

gas

The gas lamp flickered and spluttered above him, sending moving shadows across the walls.

In the windows of the decrepit houses, gas lamps were beginning to be lighted.

In the light of the yellow gas lamp there was neither day nor night.

A long line of gas lamps ran along each wall, giving it a dim smoky glow.

Capshaw got up and turned the valve on the gas lamp .

Down in the dark and foggy street a figure stood waiting beneath a lighted gas lamp .

He sat back in the armchair and watched the smoke drifting upwards from his pipe towards the gas lamp .

halogen

Roma table Grillo low-voltage tungsten halogen lamp with dimmer switch.

Compared with ordinary incandescent lamps , quartz-\#halogen lamps have longer lives and maintain their light output over time.

hurricane

The light from the hurricane lamp fell on your hair.

The room was lit by a single kerosene hurricane lamp in the center of the table and a few candles.

Hanging from the central pole was a hurricane lamp that suffused the man and woman with an orange glow.

Policemen were poking among the ruins by the fence, shining hurricane lamps .

A white hurricane lamp burned in the window.

I went inside and came back out with a hurricane lamp .

The hurricane lamp swung within reach - I could turn it out when I wanted to.

A hurricane lamp was hung on another nail.

kerosene

The only light was from a dim kerosene lamp standing on a low table.

I got up and lit the kerosene lamp .

The door closed, with yellow light from the kerosene lamp making a long crack on the floor.

Because of frequent power outages, we kept kerosene lamps .

He stayed later and later at the quarries, working by kerosene lamp .

At night you light your kerosene lamps .

We used kerosene lamps and stood in line for hours with buckets to draw water from a public water pipe.

A couple of kerosene lamps were burning.

lava

The lamp , also called the lava lamp, was launched in 1963 but as fashions changed its popularity declined.

Thick rugs, beaded curtains, lava lamps , colored lights.

oil

Several of the traders had lit small oil lamps which they hung in front of their stalls.

It glowed with the warm, welcoming light of oil lamps .

Victorian brass telescopic oil lamp stand, £340.

There was a hot fire in the potbellied stove and an oil lamp burning high on a table in the corner.

The range used for cooking also provides heat: an oil lamp provides light.

As the merchants lit oil lamps , their familiar booths turned magical.

Mrs McGill fries bread for breakfast, takes Chas to bed, cooks supper, lights oil lamp and nurses Nana.

The fort was in deep darkness, being equipped with only a few improvised oil lamps .

post

They told him they had heard that the doctor had managed to avoid them all by driving into the lamp post .

On the artificial turf of the Superdome, Smith raced around him as if he were a lamp post on Bourbon Street.

The other should be on if the image includes a lamp post .

One blooming lamp post at the corner and that's it.

Swerved and crashed into a lamp post .

They're better than lamp posts and that, cos trees grow out of the ground, so they're extra special like.

The populace took comfort in the fact that the law was unenforceable; there simply weren't enough lamp posts .

On the third lesson the defendant drove negligently and hit a lamp post .

safety

He used Stephenson's double gauze safety lamp up until the 1940s, and quoted to me the number of permitted gauze apertures.

Wood assisted Stephenson in the development of his safety lamp , which was first tested in 1815.

street

Yellow street lamps looked lurid in the greyness.

We end up, unexpectedly, in an alley outside the hotel, and Lip walks down toward a street lamp .

I said goodbye to her under a street lamp .

Mr Sammler, back walking the streets , which now were dark blue, a bluish glow from the street lamps .

A street lamp shed light over the front part of it where the boardroom table stood.

Clean horizontal light from the street lamps entered our apartment.

The fine red-gold of his hair was like an angel's aureole against the street lamp .

The eerie grid of a city was spread out before him, lit by the chemical yellow of the street lamps .

table

She could put it beside the wooden table lamp on the cupboard by the door.

This doctor had no projector, no screen, but had a table lamp to which I could hold up the slides.

However, table lamps aren't the right solution if you are a regular bedtime reader.

I sat down and he turned on a table lamp .

He had asked the questions at every interrogation but always from behind the sanctuary of a powerful table lamp .

She reached over and turned on a table lamp .

The lacquered fibreboard coffee table above costs £20, the metal and glass table lamp £17.70.

The room was half dark; only the little table lamp was on beside the bed, with its orange parchment shade.

tungsten

The illumination source was either a single tungsten lamp or this plus a conventional warm white striplight as appropriate.

The illumination consisted of one 500W Mercury lamp vertically overhead, and a tungsten lamp at an angle of about 45°.

■ VERB

light

Several of the traders had lit small oil lamps which they hung in front of their stalls.

I got up and lit the kerosene lamp .

The Moulin Rougestaff steer them all to their tables in the auditorium, which is lit with small pink lamps .

As the merchants lit oil lamps , their familiar booths turned magical.

June lit their camping lamp which cast weird shadows around the room.

As they pressed to get to the rope entrance they were lit like lamps .

Douglas burst open the door into the first, where somebody had lit a lamp .

They wavered over the hillsides, as though a great city had lit its lamps .

put

She would put out the lamp in a little while, she promised herself.

Charles stayed until the last clerk had put out his lamp and gone home.

He put the owl lamp down.

She'd left her bed, gone through to the lounge, put on a single lamp , and made the call.

She put on her bedside lamp , and that helped a little.

stand

She was standing neat a lamp post, but I could see her face.

switch

Liz tiptoed to switch on the lamp on the bedside table.

He switched off the radio, switched off the lamp .

She switched on an overhead lamp and unrolled them one by one.

He switched on a lamp , but even so, the cottage had the feel of a funeral home.

When I switch off my lamp I switch on me, and viceversa, with no trouble at all.

He switched on the lamp on his writing desk to provide his room with the most agreeable cast of light.

He switched on the dressing-table lamp as she rose to greet him.

I switched the desk lamp off, and sat in darkness.

turn

He moved, turning off his reading lamp and yawning.

Ray Sands walked through the living room and dining room, turning on the lamps .

She turned off the bedside lamp , and then she lay there, not moving.

Then he turned off the kerosene lamp .

She'd felt that as soon as she'd turned off the lamp , which showed how irrational it was.

I sat down and he turned on a table lamp .

I turned my lamp on her.

She reached over and turned on a table lamp .

use

Also we stopped using our little paraffin lamp during the night watch, and used torches instead.

They went through, moving slowly, cautiously, side by side, using their lamps to light the way ahead of them.

We used kerosene lamps and stood in line for hours with buckets to draw water from a public water pipe.

As a member of the Stella Coal Company rescue team, he used Stephenson's lamp as a methane detector.

Shore stations around the world, using signal lamps , still flash Morse signals to approaching foreign ships to learn their intentions.

In place of ordinary light bulbs, you could use compact fluorescent lamps .

Navy and merchant vessels, also using lamps , still use Morse signals in convoy while running under radio silence.

EXAMPLES FROM OTHER ENTRIES

a desk lamp

an infrared lamp

EXAMPLES FROM CORPUS

I said goodbye to her under a street lamp .

It glowed with the warm, welcoming light of oil lamps.

Rachaela put her foot on the red Persian carpet and started up, out of the scarlet ambience of the lamp .

Shamrock cup and saucer by Beleek Bestlite 31170 solid brass lamp base with dark green enamelled shade.

So it seems the future of compact fluorescent lamps is secure.

The stars showed the way, but faintly, like lamps along a road for ghosts.

These new lamps last five times longer and need less than 20 percent of the power used by an ordinary light bulb.

They're better than lamp posts and that, cos trees grow out of the ground, so they're extra special like.

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