arc lamp

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  • noun

Synonyms for arc lamp

a lamp that produces light when electric current flows across the gap between two electrodes

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was the son of the famed Cleveland inventor whose historic developments of the electric arc lamp, the electro-dynamo and storage battery, and power transmission significantly advanced the practical use of electricity.
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It all began back in 1879, with just EIGHT electric arc lamps when holiday makers tripped the lights fantastic to view what was called artificial sunshine.
Things have come a long way since 1879 when visitors danced under the first Blackpool lights - just eight electric arc lamps.
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