an electric light.
a glass bulb containing a gas, such as argon or nitrogen, at low pressure and enclosing a thin metal filament that emits light when an electric current is passed through it Sometimes shortened to bulb
also lightbulb, 1884, from light (n.) + bulb.
- Light cannon
noun 1. a particularly powerful torch, spotlight, or searchlight
noun 1. Immunology. either of an identical pair of polypeptides in the antibody molecule that lie parallel to the upper parts of the heavy chain pair and are half the molecular weight. light chain n. One of a pair of polypeptide chains of low molecular weight that are components of an immunoglobin and are classified […]
noun, U.S. Military Slang. 1. a lieutenant colonel. noun phrase A lieutenant colonel (WWII Army)
noun 1. sweet cream with less butterfat than heavy cream.