heat lamp

heat lamp
noun
electric heater consisting of a high-power incandescent lamp that emits infrared radiation
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the bathroom could be warmed by an infrared lamp

Syn: ↑infrared lamp
Hypernyms: ↑electric heater, ↑electric fire

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noun

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a lamp fitted with an infrared bulb to supply heat esp. as part of physical therapy.

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n. an electrical device with a bulb that emits mainly heat rather than light, used as a heat source

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