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Definition of Lamp


  1. A thin plate or lamina.
  2. A light-producing vessel, instrument or apparatus; especially, a vessel with a wick used for the combustion of oil or other inflammable liquid, for the purpose of producing artificial light.
  3. Figuratively, anything which enlightens intellectually or morally; anything regarded metaphorically a performing the uses of a lamp.
  4. A device or mechanism for producing light by electricity. See Incandescent lamp, under Incandescent.
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Lamp Translations

lamp in Afrikaans is lamp
lamp in Danish is lampe
lamp in Dutch is lamp
lamp in Finnish is lamppu
lamp in German is Lampe
lamp in Italian is lampada, fanalino
lamp in Latin is luminarium, lumen, lucerna, lucinaria
lamp in Norwegian is lampe
lamp in Swedish is lykta, lampa