glow lamp


  • WordNet 3.6
    • n glow lamp a gas-discharge tube with a hot cathode; used in stroboscopes
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In literature:

It required some gazing to detect in Rosie's greenhouse the blurred glow of a lamp.
"The Side Of The Angels" by Basil King
In the midst of all this the lamp still cast a smoky glow, obscure and brown as umber.
"The Works of Robert Louis Stevenson" by Robert Louis Stevenson
The glow of the heavily-shaded lamp was upon her clasped white fingers and her bowed head.
"Berenice" by E. Phillips Oppenheim
One can see farther back by the soft glow of wood coals, leaning over and looking into them, than under the gleam of the strongest lamp.
"The Bondboy" by George W. (George Washington) Ogden
Bart Stanton stopped suddenly and unfolded the newspaper again under the glow of the street lamp.
"Anything You Can Do" by Gordon Randall Garrett
Although both had turned on their powerful suit lights, the lamps made only a dim glow in the surging waters.
"The Thirst Quenchers" by Rick Raphael
Immediately, now, Donald dressed himself quickly, and then put out the lamp, which had made a square glow on the snow outside.
"The Wilderness Trail" by Frank Williams
In the library a lamp glowed.
"Mystery Ranch" by Arthur Chapman
She lowered the light of the lamp until only the faintest glow was visible.
"My Brave and Gallant Gentleman" by Robert Watson
He seemed somewhat like a lighted lamp casting a soft, shaded, velvety glow.
"The "Genius"" by Theodore Dreiser
Inside, in the glow of the native lamp, a huge black man cowered against the further wall of the hut, with spear poised.
"Astounding Stories, June, 1931" by Various
They crowd, a shadowy multitude, about the gleaming sepulchre under the crimson glow of the silver lamps.
"Lippincott's Magazine of Popular Literature and Science, Volume 20, September, 1877." by Various
Cynthia West made a delightful picture as she stood in the glow of the firelight and the rose-shaded lamps.
"A Life Sentence" by Adeline Sergeant
Hertha said nothing further but looked out where the lamps had been lighted and glowed golden against the deep trees.
"The Shadow" by Mary White Ovington
The room was in only partial darkness, a street lamp filling it with a sickly glow.
"Thirty" by Howard Vincent O'Brien
There was no light in the upper hall, but a glow came from the lamps downstairs.
"The Gray Mask" by Wadsworth Camp
In the darkness they glowed like two lamps.
"The Riddle of the Spinning Wheel" by Mary E. Hanshew
The dull glow of the lamp had suddenly fallen upon the fellow's face.
"The Auto Boys' Vacation" by James A. Braden
She lit the lamp and a yellow glow filled the room, except the corners which remained in darkness.
"A Bed of Roses" by W. L. George
In the glow of the lamp burning on the night table they saw the bed.
"Marguerite de Valois" by Alexandre Dumas

In poetry:

If with no brighter light than this
The lamp of hope may glow,
And I may only dream of bliss,
And wake to weary woe;
"If This Be All" by Anne Bronte
But there I shall have sat myself down
in satiety and in the lamp's soft glow.
Everything I shall have forgotten
But this one thing: to be with you.
"Homeward Traveler" by Jakobus Cornelis Bloem
And tales they told me of his deeds in war,
Of how his name was reverenced afar;
And, crouching closer in the lamp's faint glow,
They told me of his beauty, speaking low.
"Zira: In Captivity" by Laurence Hope
The night was fleeting; through the whitening pane
The day appeared; star after star died slow;
The lamp's red, flickering light was melting now
Into the golden dawn's triumphant glow.
"Reconciliation" by Semen Yakovlevich Nadson
From the oaken mantel glowing,
Faintest light the lamp is throwing
On the mirror's antique mould,
High-backed chair, and wainscot old,
And, through faded curtains stealing,
His dark sleeping face revealing.
"The New Wife and the Old" by John Greenleaf Whittier
He said, "I will do my will in spite
Of the rising dark; for, see,
She grows to my hand! The mar-work night
Shall hurry and hide and flee
From the glow of my lamp and the making might
That passeth out of me!"
"The Unseen Model" by George MacDonald

In news:

View full size Raj Singh, David Lee, Steven Peltier LightDrive lamps glow like a lightsaber.
The undefeated boxer walked out of the Clark County Detention Center beneath the glow of street lamps and glare of TV cameras to resume a boxing career that his lawyers and personal physician warned in court documents might be at risk.
If it's sunny outside, the lamp glows.
The writing life is inherently antisocial—long, solitary hours spent banging away at a keyboard while basking in the moody glow of a laptop screen (for purists: insert old typewriter and desk lamp).