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noun as in lantern

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As with any item related to your sleep, you’ll want to make the right investment—and that includes a bedside lamp.

Though the output of a single device is tiny, a group of them could charge a phone or light a lamp, Yao says.

The Dundee lab is planning to repeat the study with many more subjects and a well-filtered lamp as soon as they secure funding for it, says Nardell.

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At this temperature, the surface glows brightly in infrared, like the lamp on night-vision goggles.

One model did double-duty as a lamp, another as a bookshelf.

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Another Dem who has been just a heart-beat (or a lamp bash) away from being president.

“When Tibor died we did a retrospective of MCo., and the lamp was the last thing you saw,” she says.

That he ends up not lighting a lamp but tangled in the cobwebs is one of the truths of this valuable book.

Struggling with the only battery-operated lamp, McDaniel glanced at Boyah.

Maybe the cleric can rub his own magic lamp, and ask it to explain the concept known as brain drain.

He came to the top of the stairs with a lamp in his hand, and wanted to know what the rumpus was about.

Every light in the hall was ablaze; every lamp turned as high as it could be without smoking the chimney or threatening explosion.

Now he blew out the lamp and stood over me in the half-light, holding out a hand.

Martini appeared from his little anti-room, with a lamp in his hand, as the prison clock struck ten.

She sat in a distant corner of the formal room discreetly lit by a shaded lamp.


On this page you'll find 26 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to lamp, such as: flashlight, light, beacon, gaslight, searchlight, and torch.

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