Meaning of LAMP in English

LAMP

noun Etymology: Middle English, from Anglo-French ~e, from Latin ~as, from Greek, from ~ein to shine; akin to Hittite lap- to burn Date: 13th century 1. any of various devices for producing light or sometimes heat: as, a vessel with a wick for burning an inflammable liquid (as oil) to produce light, a glass bulb or tube that emits light produced by electricity (as an incandescent lightbulb or fluorescent ~), a decorative appliance housing a ~ that is usually covered by a shade, a celestial body, a source of intellectual or spiritual illumination, eye 1a

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