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Definition 1: an artificial source of visible illumination - [noun denoting artifact]

(lamp is a kind of ...) any device serving as a source of visible electromagnetic radiation

(... is a kind of lamp ) (Arabian Nights) a magical lamp from which Aladdin summoned a genie

(... is a kind of lamp ) a lamp supported on a lamppost; for illuminating a street

(... is a kind of lamp ) a lamp that produces a strong beam of light to illuminate a restricted area; used to focus attention of a stage performer

(... is a kind of lamp ) a lamp that burns a volatile liquid fuel such as alcohol

(... is a kind of lamp ) lamp in which an electric current passed through a tube of sodium vapor makes a yellow light; used is street lighting

(... is a kind of lamp ) a lamp that burns oil (as kerosine) for light

(... is a kind of lamp ) a lamp consisting of a small gas-discharge tube containing neon at low pressure; luminescence is produced by the action of currents at high frequencies that are wrapped a few turns around the tube

(... is a kind of lamp ) a lamp consisting of a flame directed at a cylinder of lime with a lens to concentrate the light; formerly used for stage lighting

(... is a kind of lamp ) light in a transparent protective case

(... is a kind of lamp ) an oil lamp with a glass chimney and perforated metal lid to protect the flame from high winds; candlestick with a glass chimney

(... is a kind of lamp ) a lamp that burns illuminating gas

(... is a kind of lamp ) lamp consisting of a tube coated on the inside with a fluorescent material; mercury vapor in the tube emits ultraviolet radiation that is converted to visible radiation by the fluorescent material

(... is a kind of lamp ) a lamp for providing momentary light to take a photograph

(... is a kind of lamp ) a lamp powered by electricity

(... is a kind of lamp ) a lamp that generates light by a discharge between two electrodes in a gas

(... is a kind of lamp ) stick of wax with a wick in the middle

(... is a kind of lamp ) lamp (usually red) mounted at the rear of a motor vehicle

Definition 2: a piece of furniture holding one or more electric light bulbs - [noun denoting artifact]

(lamp is a kind of ...) furnishings that make a room or other area ready for occupancy

"they had too much furniture for the small apartment" "there was only one piece of furniture in the room"

(... is a kind of lamp ) a lamp that stands on the floor

(... is a kind of lamp ) a lamp that provides light for reading

(... is a kind of lamp ) a lamp that sits on a table

(lamp is a part of ...) a flat bottom on which something is intended to sit

"a tub should sit on its own base"

(lamp is a part of ...) optical device that distributes the light of a lamp evenly

(lamp is a part of ...) a socket into which a lightbulb can be inserted

(lamp is a part of ...) a protective ornamental covering for a lamp, used to screen a light bulb from direct view

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