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Definition 1: any device serving as a source of illumination - [noun denoting artifact]

Samples where light source or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • he stopped the car and turned off the lights

Synonyms for light source in the sense of this definition

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

(... is a kind of light source ) a light in the rigging of a ship that is riding at anchor

(... is a kind of light source ) any of various lights used in a theater

(... is a kind of light source ) light consisting of long tubes (instead of bulbs) that provide the illumination

(... is a kind of light source ) light carried by a boat that indicates the boat's direction; vessels at night carry a red light on the port bow and a green light on the starboard bow

(... is a kind of light source ) a light source with reflectors that projects a beam of light in a particular direction

(... is a kind of light source ) a candle or flaming torch secured in a sconce

(... is a kind of light source ) light that provides general illumination for a room

(... is a kind of light source ) a light to illuminate an instrument panel

(... is a kind of light source ) light (as a candle or small bulb) that burns in a bedroom at night (as for children or invalids)

(... is a kind of light source ) light on an airplane that indicates the plane's position and orientation; red light on the left (port) wing tip and green light on the right (starboard) wing tip

(... is a kind of light source ) a light used as a lure in hunting or fishing at night

(... is a kind of light source ) lights that illuminate the audience's part of a theater or other auditorium

(... is a kind of light source ) a powerful light with reflector; attached to the front of an automobile or locomotive

(... is a kind of light source ) light that is a source of artificial illumination having a broad beam; used in photography

(... is a kind of light source ) a small colored light used for decoration (especially at Christmas)

(... is a kind of light source ) a light that flashes on and off; used as a signal or to send messages

(... is a kind of light source ) a light usually carried in the hand; consists of some flammable substance

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