Fr.: lampe d'étalonnage
A lamp used for instrument calibration, such as an internal He-Ar arc for wavelength calibration or an external source of light placed in the telescope dome for flat-field exposures.
→ calibration; lamp, from O.Fr. lampe, L. lampas, from Gk. lampas "torch, lamp, light, meteor," from lampein "to shine."
Kabizeš, → calibration; lâmp, from Fr., as above.
Fr.: ampoule fluorescente
A tubular → electric discharge lamp in which light is produced by the → fluorescence → phosphors coating the inside of the tube.
→ fluorescent; → lamp.
lâmp-e heliyom-ârgon (#)
Fr.: lampe hélium-argon
A comparison light source containing the known spectral lines of helium and Argon.
lâmp-e foruzandé (#)
Fr.: lampe à incandescence
Electric lamp in which light is produced by the heating effect of a → metal → filament.
→ incandescent; → lamp.
lâmp (#), cerâq (#)
Any of various devices producing artificial light, as by electricity, gas, or oil.
From O.Fr. lampe, from L. lampas, from Gk. lampas "torch, lamp, beacon, meteor, light," from lampein "to shine," from PIE base *lap- "to shine" (cf. Lith. lope "light," O.Ir. lassar "flame").
Lâmp, loanword from Fr., as above.