lamplight


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lamp·light

 (lămp′līt′)
n.
The light shed by a lamp.
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lamplight

(ˈlæmpˌlaɪt)
n
the light produced by a lamp
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lamp•light

(ˈlæmpˌlaɪt)

n.
the light cast by a lamp.
[1570–80]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.lamplight - light from a lamplamplight - light from a lamp      
light, visible light, visible radiation - (physics) electromagnetic radiation that can produce a visual sensation; "the light was filtered through a soft glass window"
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Translations
lámpafénylámpavilág

lamplight

[ˈlæmplaɪt] Nluz f de (la) lámpara; [of street lamp] → luz f de(l) farol
by lamplight; in the lamplighta la luz de la lámpara/del farol
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

lamplight

[ˈlæmplaɪt] n
by lamplight → à la lumière de la (or d'une) lampe
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

lamplight

[ˈlæmpˌlaɪt] n by lamplighta lume della lampada
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995
References in classic literature ?
I stopped as usual before the portrait, which seemed in the lamplight to have a new expression, not easily named, but distinctly uncanny.
"You met him?" she asked, when they had sat down at the table in the lamplight. "You're punished, you see, for being late."
My books looked weary of awaiting me, and they and the whole lonely house begged me to take them where sometimes they might be handled by human fingers, mellowed by lamplight, cheered by friendly laughter.
I can see them now, exactly as they looked, working about the table in the lamplight: Jake with his heavy features, so rudely moulded that his face seemed, somehow, unfinished; Otto with his half-ear and the savage scar that made his upper lip curl so ferociously under his twisted moustache.
I sit in my study writing by lamplight, and suddenly I see again the healing valley below set with writhing flames, and feel the house behind and about me empty and desolate.
This I sat engaged in guessing, but no syllable expressing To the fowl whose fiery eyes now burned into my bosom's core; This and more I sat divining, with my head at ease reclining On the cushion's velvet lining that the lamplght gloated o'er, But whose velvet violet lining with the lamplight gloating o'er, She shall press, ah, nevermore!
Outside, away from the glow of the fire and the soft lamplight, the night was chill and murky.
As the old withered woman spoke, a smile glimmered on her countenance, like lamplight on the wall of a sepulchre.
But since he had seen her lips in the lamplight he felt that they were his.
She had opened her eyes, and was blinking at them in the lamplight. "A villain came in through the window and struck me with a life-preserver.
I could only see the gleam of a pair of very bright eyes, which seemed red in the lamplight, as he turned to us.
I was seldom at home in the evening, for when I attempted to occupy myself in my apartments the lamplight brought in a swarm of noxious insects, and it was too hot for closed windows.