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Definition of Lamp

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.

Lamp Quotations

Hope is patience with the lamp lit. - Tertullian
Hope is patience with the lamp lit.
Tertullian

If you want a love message to be heard, it has got to be sent out. To keep a lamp burning, we have to keep putting oil in it.
Mother Teresa

I have but one lamp by which my feet are guided, and that is the lamp of experience. - Patrick Henry
I have but one lamp by which my feet are guided, and that is the lamp of experience.
Patrick Henry

When Thomas Edison worked late into the night on the electric light, he had to do it by gas lamp or candle. I'm sure it made the work seem that much more urgent.
George Carlin

Death is not extinguishing the light; it is only putting out the lamp because the dawn has come.
Rabindranath Tagore
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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

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