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lampnoun [C]

 us   /læmp/
a ​device for giving ​light, esp. one with a ​covering that the ​lightshines through or around: a ​floor lamp
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lampnoun [C]

uk   us   /læmp/
A2 a ​device for giving ​light, ​especially one that has a ​covering or is ​contained within something: an ​electric/​oil/​gas lamp a ​street lamp a ​table/​bedside lamp
See also
any of ​variousdevices that ​produceparticulartypes of ​light: an ​infrared lamp

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(Definition of lamp from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “lamp”
in Korean 등…
in Arabic مِصْباح…
in Malaysian lampu…
in French lampe…
in Russian лампа…
in Chinese (Traditional) (尤指帶燈罩的)燈, 照明設備,照射器…
in Italian lampada…
in Turkish lamba, fener…
in Polish lampa…
in Spanish lámpara…
in Vietnamese bóng đèn…
in Portuguese lâmpada, luminária…
in Thai โคมไฟ…
in German die Lampe…
in Catalan llum…
in Japanese 電気スタンド, 明かり…
in Chinese (Simplified) (尤指带灯罩的)灯, 照明设备,照射器…
in Indonesian lampu…
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