[soh-dee-uh m-vey-per] /ˈsoʊ di əmˌveɪ pər/
an electric lamp in which sodium vapor is activated by current passing between two electrodes, producing a yellow, glareless light: used on streets and highways.
- Sodium-vapour lamp
noun 1. a type of electric lamp consisting of a glass tube containing neon and sodium vapour at low pressure through which an electric current is passed to give an orange light. They are used in street lighting
noun 1. sodomite; homosexual. 2. chap; fellow; guy. 3. child; kid; brat. verb (used with object), sodded, sodding. 4. to damn: Sod the bloody bastard! Verb phrases 5. sod off, to leave (usually as an imperative): Why don’t you just sod off! noun 1. a piece of grass-covered surface soil held together by the roots […]
noun 1. (Giovanni Antonio de Bazzi) [jaw-vahn-nee-ahn-taw-nyaw-de-baht-tsee] /dʒɔˈvɑn ni ɑnˈtɔ nyɔ dɛˈbɑt tsi/ (Show IPA), 1477–1549, Italian painter. (Rom. 9:29; R.V., “Sodom”), the Greek form for Sodom.
- Sodom and gomorrah
Sodom and Gomorrah [(sod-uhm; guh-mawr-uh)] In the Book of Genesis, the two evil cities that God destroyed with a rain of fire and brimstone (sulfur). Before the destruction, God sent two angels in the form of men to advise all good men to leave the evil towns. God’s messengers found only one good man, Lot, […]