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Synonyms for lightbulb

electric lamp consisting of a transparent or translucent glass housing containing a wire filament (usually tungsten) that emits light when heated by electricity

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In addition, if the lightbulb is inserted into a "children's product," further regulations come into play.
The old-fashioned lightbulb could be on its way back - and this time it's super efficient.
Using this technique, high-speed information can be transmitted from an LED lightbulb.
People still need lightbulbs and needles and thread - but they're going elsewhere to find them.
Fulfilling the paradoxical needs of modern women for beautiful, natural glowing skin yet perfect coverage to veil imperfections, and supported by the professional sensitivity of a unique master, The Lightbulb signals a new step in makeup, offering confidence to glow under any light.
No more propping up flashlights, no broken trouble lightbulbs, no shadows--none of those hassles.
Scotty will report to Captain Kirk that the lightbulb in the Engineering Section is burned out, to which Kirk will send Bones to pronounce the bulb dead.
In an issue of a zine produced for the occasion (titled The O-G), Sillman ruminates on the parallel tracks of modern lighting (the lightbulb was invented in 1879) and "modern" painting.
On going to replace the thing, I found out that the bulb was an obscure type - a three-pin bayonet connection that refuses to take any standard lightbulb.
Newcastle chemist Joseph Swan, pictured, invented the lightbulb in 1879 and that has gone on to illuminate the world ever since.
THE 100w incandescent lightbulb is to be phased out from today as part of a European Union drive to curb climate change and save on energy bills.
The NY Times reports on the efforts towards modernising the "Edison lightbulb.
If you're using that lightbulb for 8 hours a day and your electric rates are $.
However, as rays emitted from a lightbulb aren't strictly parallel, it gets confused and tries to correct its direction by turning in flight.