mercury-vapor lamp

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n mercury-vapor lamp ultraviolet lamp that emits a strong bluish light (rich in ultraviolet radiation) as electric current passes through mercury vapor
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Usage

In literature:

In this field mercury-vapor lamps, arc-lamps, and tungsten photographic lamps are used.
"Artificial Light" by M. Luckiesh
Mercury-vapor lamps, 167-168*, 172.
"Common Science" by Carleton W. Washburne
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In news:

Aimed at a wide range of applications, including adhesive curing, the VLMU3100 will serve as a solid-state replacement for mercury vapor lamps.
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