Electrical light
Electrical light Electrical light, 1. the light produced by a current of electricity which in passing through a resisting medium heats it to incandescence or burns it. See under {Carbon}. [1913 Webster]

2. a lamp whose light is produced by passing an electric current through a light bulb, especially an incandescent lamp. [PJC]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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