A bulb for an incandescent lamp.
incandescent lamp definition by Webster's New World
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a lamp in which the light is produced by a filament of conducting material contained in a vacuum and heated to incandescence by an electric current
incandescent lamp definition by American Heritage Dictionary
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An electric lamp in which a filament is heated to incandescence by an electric current.
incandescent lamp - Science Definition
A lamp that produces light by heating up a filament of wire inside a bulb with an electric current, causing incandescence. The glass bulb containing the filament is filled with a nonreactive gas, such as argon, to prevent the wire from burning. Compare fluorescent lamp.