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light bulb, lightbulb  n.  A glass bulb with metallic contacts on the outside connected to a wire filament (usually tungsten) inside that emits light when heated by passage of electricity through the filament; used as the replaceable light-emitting component of an electric lamp, flashlight, lighting fixture, etc.
Synonyms: light bulb, bulb, incandescent lamp, electric light, electric-light bulb.

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Words linked to "Light bulb" :   electric-light bulb, bulb, lightbulb, incandescent lamp, filament, electric lamp

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