arc light

Definitions of arc light

n a lamp that produces light when electric current flows across the gap between two electrodes

arc lamp
carbon arc, carbon arc lamp
has carbon electrodes
klieg light
carbon arc lamp that emits an intense light used in producing films
Type of:
electric lamp
a lamp powered by electricity

Sign up, it's free!

Whether you're a student, an educator, or a lifelong learner, can put you on the path to systematic vocabulary improvement.