Incandescent-lamp meaning

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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.
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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.
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A light bulb whose metallic filament is heated by an electric current.
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