Lampless Lamp"less, a. Being without a lamp, or without light; hence, being without appreciation; dull. [1913 Webster]

Your ladies' eyes are lampless to that virtue. --Beau. & Fl. [1913 Webster]

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  • lampless — adjective Without a lamp or lamps; unlit …   Wiktionary

  • lampless — lamp·less …   English syllables

  • lampless — ˈlamplə̇s adjective : lacking lamps : darkened, unlighted …   Useful english dictionary

  • lamp — lampless, adj. /lamp/, n. 1. any of various devices furnishing artificial light, as by electricity or gas. Cf. fluorescent lamp, incandescent lamp. 2. a container for an inflammable liquid, as oil, which is burned at a wick as a means of… …   Universalium

  • lamp — lamp1 noun 1》 an electric, oil, or gas device for giving light. 2》 an electrical device producing ultraviolet or other radiation. verb 1》 supply with lamps; illuminate. 2》 [usu. as noun lamping] hunt at night for rabbits using lamps. Derivatives… …   English new terms dictionary

  • lamp — n. & v. n. 1 a device for producing a steady light, esp.: a an electric bulb, and usu. its holder and shade or cover (bedside lamp; bicycle lamp). b an oil lamp. c a usu. glass holder for a candle. d a gas jet and mantle. 2 a source of spiritual… …   Useful english dictionary

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