lamp lamp  /ˈlæmp/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) an artificial source of visible illumination
  2. (n) a piece of furniture holding one or more electric light bulbs

Usage(s):

  1. Thomas Edison exhibits a replica of his first successful incandescent lamp, which gave 16 candlepower of illumination.
  2. Foscarini's Allegro hanging lamps use halogen lightbulbs.

News

  1. Detectives: Iredell Co. couple charged with making counterfeit money

    A husband and wife are facing charges with passing counterfeit currency at several businesses in Iredell County. Detectives searched the home of Michael Connor Lamp, 31, and Debra Lynn Lamp, 32, on Serenity Lane Wednesday. The Iredell County Sheriff's Office noticed reports of counterfeit currency being passed from various businesses starting in early June. Detectives said the businesses could ...
    on June 22, 2013     Source: WSOC-TV Charlotte

  2. Podcast: I love lamp! No, really, the Goodnight Lamp looks awesome

    Building a connected lamp is one thing, but finding an audience and a venue to sell it, is another. This week's podcast highlights the challenges of bringing a connected consumer device to market.
    on June 20, 2013     Source: GigaOM

  3. Pennington Seed Teams Up with Landscape Sustainability Expert Joe Lamp’l with Tips for Greener Lawns While Conserving ...

    Certified Landscape Professional and Master Gardener Joe Lamp’l of ‘Growing A Greener World’ shares his expert advice to help bring out the green in everyone’s yards. (PRWeb June 19, 2013) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2013/6/prweb10847648.htm
    on June 19, 2013     Source: PRWeb

Quotes

  1. Tom Brokaw called Cronkite "a central force in the transformation of this country. All those early [TV news] pioneers lifted a lamp and allowed us to see the world."
    on Sep 9, 2009 By: Tom Brokaw Source: Newsday

  2. "I liken it to the Aladdin's cave: the genie says give me the lamp and Aladdin says get me out of the cave and I'll give you the lamp," Hill said. "You're in this constant cyclical thing whereby in order to get our plans implemented we need...
    on Jun 26, 2008 By: Damon Hill Source: Independent

  3. Recalling his own childhood, Mr Singh, a qualified economist, said: "I read under the dim light of a kerosene lamp. I am what I am totally because of education."
    on Mar 31, 2010 By: Manmohan Singh Source: BBC News

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