lamp


lamp
lamp (n.) c.1200, from O.Fr. lampe "lamp, lights" (12c.), from L. lampas "a light, torch, flambeau," from Gk. lampas "torch, lamp, beacon, meteor, light," from lampein "to shine," from nasalized form of PIE root *lap- "to shine" (Cf. Lith. lope "light," O.Ir. lassar "flame"). Replaced O.E. leohtfæt "light vessel." To smell of the lamp "be a product of laborious night study" is from 1570s.

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  • Lamp — (l[a^]mp), n. [F. lampe, L. lampas, adis, fr. Gr. ?, ?, torch, fr. ? to give light, to shine. Cf. {Lampad}, {Lantern}.] 1. A light producing vessel, device, instrument or apparatus; formerly referring especially to a vessel with a wick used for… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Lamp — may refer to one of the following :* An oil lamp, the original use of the term * Lamp (fixture), a light fixture (luminaire) such as a table lamp or reading lamp * Signal lamp, a device used for communication between ships *Fuel burning… …   Wikipedia

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  • lamp — S3 [læmp] n [Date: 1100 1200; : Old French; Origin: lampe, from Latin lampas, from Greek, from lampein to shine ] 1.) an object that produces light by using electricity, oil, or gas table/desk/bedside lamp oil/electric/fluorescent lamp →↑fog …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • LAMP — est un acronyme désignant un ensemble de logiciels libres permettant de construire des serveurs de sites web. L acronyme original se réfère aux logiciels suivants : « Linux », le système d exploitation ( GNU/Linux ) ;… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Lamp — ist der Familienname folgender Personen: Helmut Lamp (* 1946), deutscher Politiker (CDU) Michael Lamp (* 1977), dänischer Badmintonspieler LAMP ist die Abkürzung für: Linux Apache MySQL PHP und steht für den kombinierten Einsatz von Programmen… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • LAMP — may refer to:Computing* LAMP (software bundle), the open source web platform consisting of Linux, Apache, MySQL and Perl/PHP/Python * Linux Animation Movie Player, a movie player for Linux, last updated in 2000 * Library Access to Music Project,… …   Wikipedia

  • lamp — [ læmp ] noun count ** 1. ) an electric light, especially a small one, that stands on a table or desk: Use a desk lamp when you study. a ) an oil or gas light, especially a small one, that you can carry: an oil lamp 2. ) a piece of equipment that …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • lamp — [n] lantern beacon, flashlight, gas lamp, gaslight, hurricane lamp, kerosene lamp, light, searchlight, torch; concepts 620,624,628,810 …   New thesaurus


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