floor lamp
noun Date: 1892 a tall lamp that stands on the floor

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • floor lamp — n AmE a tall lamp that stands on the floor British Equivalent: standard lamp …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • floor lamp — floor lamps N COUNT A floor lamp is a tall electric light which stands on the floor in a living room. [AM] (in BRIT, use standard lamp) …   English dictionary

  • floor lamp — n. a tall lamp that stands on the floor …   English World dictionary

  • floor lamp — floor ,lamp noun count a STANDARD LAMP …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • floor lamp — noun a lamp that stands on the floor • Hypernyms: ↑lamp * * * noun : a tall usually portable shaded lamp that stands on the floor * * * a tall lamp designed to stand on the floor. [1890 95] * * * floor lamp noun (US) A standard lamp • • • Main… …   Useful english dictionary

  • floor lamp — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms floor lamp : singular floor lamp plural floor lamps a standard lamp …   English dictionary

  • floor lamp — noun (C) AmE a lamp at the top of a tall pole on a flat base that stands on the floor of a room; standard lamp BrE …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • floor lamp — a tall lamp designed to stand on the floor. [1890 95] * * * …   Universalium

  • floor lamp — n. lamp that stands on the floor …   English contemporary dictionary

  • floor lamp — noun chiefly N. Amer. a standard lamp …   English new terms dictionary

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