infrared lamp

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

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noun
: a high-power incandescent lamp operating at a lower filament temperature than a lamp used for illumination and yielding a large percentage of infrared radiation that is useful for heating purposes

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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