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2015-03-20 23:02:39

Industrial lighting specialist Larson Electronics has announced the release of a 150 watt explosion proof LED light fixture mounted on an adjustable scaffold bracket.

2015-03-19 23:04:29

Larson Electronics has added to its extensive range of industrial grade lighting equipment with the release of a 1500 watt explosion proof LED string light set.

2015-03-19 16:24:09

Instant rebates available at select retailers through May 31, 2015 ATLANTA, March 19, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Georgia Power announced today a series of special offers on ENERGY STAR(®) certified

2015-03-18 20:20:52

LONDON, March 18, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Vehicular Lighting in Thousand Units by the following Product Groups/Segments: Automotive Lamps (Headlamps,

2015-03-18 08:27:14

App-Controlled Bulb with Speaker Will be Part of SXSW Entertainment Experience ATLANTA, March 18, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Sengled,

2015-03-17 23:09:43

Designed to accommodate all types of closet lighting requirements, Outwater’s aluminum LED Closet Rod Light Kit can be easily trimmed right on the job site as needed in 2-in.

2015-03-17 23:05:36

Larson Electronics has developed a new 28 watt LED tube lamp that is an excellent choice for upgrading existing T8 fluorescent lamp fixtures as well as a direct replacement for our own LED light

2015-03-17 23:01:21

Leapfrog Lighting's new five-step LED lighting retrofit package makes it simple for businesses to lower their lighting-related electricity costs by up to 85%, while eliminating complexity,

2015-03-17 12:26:49

WORCESTER, Mass., March 17, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Access Fixtures, a leader in commercial and sports lighting, has expanded its tennis court lighting packages with an

2015-03-17 08:24:00

Sensorex introduces first family of ultraviolet transmittance monitors using UVC LEDs instead of mercury-based lamps as light source GREEN ISLAND, N.Y., March 17, 2015 /PRNewswire/ --


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2010-09-29 16:52:36

The incandescent light bulb provides a source of electric light through incandescence. The bulb works by passing current through a filament which heats to a temperature that produces light. The glass bulb that contains the filament prevents oxidation of the hot filament. The bulbs are also called electric lamps. Incandescent bulbs come in a various sizes and voltages. They can range from 1.5 volts to 300, require no external regulating equipment and have low manufacturing costs. They work...

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2009-04-23 12:28:48

Pavel Nikolayevich Yablochkov (September 14, 1847 "“ March 31, 1984) was a Russian electrical engineer, inventor, and businessman. His most notable invention was a type of electric carbon arc lamp, called the Yablochkov candle. Yablochkov graduated from Mykolayiv Engineering Institute as a military engineer in 1866. In 1869, he continued his education at the Galvanic School in St. Petersburg. Yablochkov settled in Moscow in 1873 after serving time in the army. After that, he was...

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2004-10-19 04:45:43

Light Pollution -- Light pollution refers to excess light, created by human activities, that brightens the night sky enough to hide many stars from observers. For the average person, light pollution means that even on a clear, moonless night, only a few stars may be visible. When a city grows up near an astronomical observatory, light pollution can make the observatory effectively useless. Unlike most forms of pollution, light pollution isn't persistent: turn the lights off, and the...

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gammon
  • To play, gamble.
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  • A deceitful game or trick; trickery; humbug; nonsense.
The word 'gammon' in the sense of 'joke, trick' may come from 'backgammon'.