anglepoise lamp


anglepoise lamp
an|gle|poise lamp [ˌængəlpɔız ˈlæmp] n
BrE trademark a type of lamp that can be moved into different positions

Dictionary of contemporary English. 2013.

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  • anglepoise lamp — noun (C) BrE trademark a type of lamp that can be moved into different positions …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • Anglepoise — UK [ˈæŋɡ(ə)lpɔɪz] US [ˈæŋɡ(ə)lˌpɔɪz] [singular Anglepoise plural Anglepoises] trademark british an electric light that you can move into different positions to change where the light shines an Anglepoise lamp …   Useful english dictionary

  • Anglepoise — UK [ˈæŋɡ(ə)lpɔɪz] / US [ˈæŋɡ(ə)lˌpɔɪz] Word forms Anglepoise : singular Anglepoise plural Anglepoises trademark British an electric light that you can move into different positions to change where the light shines an Anglepoise lamp …   English dictionary

  • Anglepoise™ — [Anglepoise] noun a British make of lamp, used especially on a desk, that can be easily moved into different positions so that the light shines where it is needed. It was first designed in 1933 by George Carwadine (1887–1948) …   Useful english dictionary

  • Anglepoise® — /angˈgl poiz/ noun A brand of reading lamp with a jointed stand that can be moved into a variety of different positions …   Useful english dictionary

  • lamp — n. 1) to plug in a lamp 2) to turn on a lamp 3) to light a lamp 4) to unplug a lamp 5) to turn off a lamp 6) an anglepoise (BE); electric; floor (AE), standard (BE); fluorescent; gooseneck; incandescent; neon; reading; safety lamp; sunlamp;… …   Combinatory dictionary

  • Anglepoise{™} — n a make of lamp, used especially on a desk, that can be easily moved into different positions so that the light shines where it is needed. * * * …   Universalium

  • Anglepoise — an·gle·poise || æŋglpɔɪz n. (British) trademark for a desk lamp that enables the light s angle to be adjusted without having to move the base …   English contemporary dictionary

  • anglepoise — noun trademark a type of desk lamp with a jointed arm and counterbalancing springs that hold it in any position to which it is adjusted …   English new terms dictionary


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