Fresnel lamp
Fresnel lamp Fres`nel" lamp", Fres'nel' lan'tern Fres'nel' lan'tern[From Fresnel the inventor, a French physicist.] A lantern having a lamp surrounded by a hollow cylindrical Fresnel lens. [1913 Webster]

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