Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

English definition of “standard lamp”

See all translations

standard lamp

noun [C] uk   UK ( US floor lamp) us  
an electric light supported by a tall pole that is attached to a base that rests on the floor of a room
Translations of “standard lamp”
in Chinese (Traditional) 落地燈…
in Chinese (Simplified) 落地灯…
(Definition of standard lamp from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
What is the pronunciation of standard lamp?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

More meanings of “standard lamp”

Word of the Day

comma

the symbol , used in writing to separate parts of a sentence showing a slight pause, or to separate the single things in a list

Word of the Day

Lies, lies, lies!

by Kate Woodford,
February 25, 2015
​​​ According to sociologists (=people who study the relationships between people living in groups), we are good at lying. As a species, we have developed a remarkable ability to deceive each other (= persuade each other that something false is true). Being able to say things that are not true can help with

Read More 

snapchat verb

March 02, 2015
to send someone a message using the photomessaging application Snapchat We used to have a thing until he got a girlfriend. now

Read More