Pronunciation Noun

lamp (plural lamps)

  1. A device that generates heat, light or other radiation. Especially an electric light bulb.
  2. A device containing oil, burnt through a wick for illumination; an oil lamp.
  3. A piece of furniture holding one or more electric light sockets.
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  • Russian: ла́мпа

lamp (lamps, present participle lamping; past and past participle lamped)

  1. (slang) To hit, clout, belt, wallop.
  2. To hunt at night using a lamp; see lamping.
  3. (slang) To hang out or chill; to do nothing in particular.

Proper noun
  1. (Internet) Acronym of Linux, Apache, MySQL, and PHP: a popular combination of open source software for use as a web server
Related terms Noun


  1. (genetics) Acronym of loop-mediated isothermal amplification
  2. (cytology) Acronym of lysosome-associated membrane proteins

Proper noun
  1. Surname

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