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a rheostat that varies the current through an electric light in order to control the level of illumination

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in attitude; so, probably, did the old woman in her dimmer part of the room.
And there was more that passed through her mind--sensations of tiredness and loneliness; trampling squadrons and shadowy armies of vague feelings and vaguer prompting; and deeper and dimmer whisperings and echoings, the flutterings of forgotten generations crystallized into being and fluttering anew and always, undreamed and unguessed, subtle and potent, the spirit and essence of life that under a thousand deceits and masks forever makes for life.
There were many little knots and groups of persons in Westminster Hall: some few looking upward at its noble ceiling, and at the rays of evening light, tinted by the setting sun, which streamed in aslant through its small windows, and growing dimmer by degrees, were quenched in the gathering gloom below; some, noisy passengers, mechanics going home from work, and otherwise, who hurried quickly through, waking the echoes with their voices, and soon darkening the small door in the distance, as they passed into the street beyond; some, in busy conference together on political or private matters, pacing slowly up and down with eyes that sought the ground, and seeming, by their attitudes, to listen earnestly from head to foot.
Under the over-swinging lamps--swinging ever brighter in the better streets, and ever dimmer in the worse--and by lighted shops, gay crowds, illuminated coffee-houses, and theatre-doors, to one of the city gates.
It would take him no more than two minutes to get out the box; he could make out the tree it was under by the pale strip where the bark was off, although the dawning light was rather dimmer in the thicket.
The dim light in the barn grew dimmer, and they could see to work no longer.
For in that part of the country, before reform had done its notable part in developing the political consciousness, there was a clearer distinction of ranks and a dimmer distinction of parties; so that Mr.
M2 EQUITYBITES-March 8, 2018-RatPac Dimmers enters into equity investment with Vopne Capital
The use of dimmers for ceiling fans is a common practice among handy homeowners because they do not realize professional expertise is needed to perform the task correctly.
Eaton has immediate plans to expand the system and will soon release the second set of Halo Home products, including in-wall wireless dimmers, outdoor flood and motion lights, a wall-plug for lamps, and a wireless adaptor that enables retrofitting non-wireless lighting fixtures.
Markus Dimmers, head of technical marketing dispersions at Alberdingk Boley GmbH (headquarter in Germany), and Terri Carson, director of technical service and quality control at Alberdingk Boley, Inc.
These were resistance dimmers set in a box that resembled an upright piano.
Moreover, many bulbs cannot be used with dimmers, or other third party devices like daylight/photo sensors, occupancy sensors or timers.
Dimmable" LED bulbs are still hit-and-miss, so I'm reserving judgment (there's a list of compatible dimmers at creebulb.
Great for transforming the feel of bedrooms and reception rooms, dimmer switches vary the intensity of lighting, and from remote control varieties to rotating switch dimmers and touch-control switches, there's a wide array to choose from.