Incandescent sentence example

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  • When heated in dry oxygen it becomes incandescent, forming magnesia.
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  • Staite in 1848 had made incandescent electric lamps of an elementary form, and T.
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  • Wehnelt discovered that the same effect could be produced by using instead of a carbon filament a platinum wire covered with the oxides of calcium or barium, which when incandescent have the property of copiously emitting negative ions.
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  • Practically the first of these furnaces was that of Despretz, in which the mixture to be heated was placed in a carbon tube rendered incandescent by the passage of a current through its substance from end to end.
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  • It belongs to the group of metals whose oxides are generally denominated "rare earths," and its history is bound up in the history of the group, which is especially interesting from the fact that it supplies the material for the manufacture of the mantles used in incandescent gaslighting, and also that the radio-active substances are almost invariably associated with these oxides.
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  • If a loop of very fine platinum wire, prepared by the Wollaston process, is included in an exhausted glass bulb like an incandescent lamp, then when electric oscillations are sent through it its resistance is increased.
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  • As regards street lighting, the extended use of burners with incandescent mantles has been of good effect.
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  • In thus rapidly penetrating the air heat is generated, the meteor becomes incandescent, and the phenomena of the streak or train is produced.
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  • Cyanogen and its compounds, so far as we know, arise only in a state of incandescent heat.
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  • With a supply pressure of 200 volts a 5 c.p. carbon filament lamp takes only 0.1 ampere; hence unless a meter will begin to register with 1 1 - 6 - ampere it will fail to record the current consumed by a single small incandescent lamp. In a large supply system such failure would mean a serious loss of revenue.
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  • These dark bodies are known to us in two ways: (a) by becoming visible through reflecting the light from incandescent bodies in their neighbourhood, (b) by their attraction upon such bodies.
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  • Thus the apparatus is analogous to the common transformers used for inducing from currents of great electromotive force and small quantity, which carry energy through long distances, currents of great quantity and small electromotive force for incandescent lights and for welding.
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  • The former is often a rich oil-gas, stored in steel reservoirs under the coaches at a pressure of six or seven atmospheres, and passed through a reducing valve to the burners; these used to be of the ordinary fish-tail type, but inverted incandescent mantles are coming into increasing use.
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  • Fleming invented in 1904 a detector called an oscillation valve or glow lamp detector made as follows: 1 A small carbon filament incandescent lamp has a platinum plate or cylinder placed in it surrounding or close to the filament.
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  • In 1868 he proved incandescent carbon-vapours to be the main source of cometary light; and on the 23rd of April in the same year applied Doppler's principle to the detection and measurement of stellar velocities in the line of sight.
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  • The substitution of small incandescent electric lamps is an improvement now universally adopted.
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  • The incandescent bodies are of two classes: stars and nebulae.
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  • The processes employed in the manufacture of the glass bulbs for incandescent electric lamps, are similar to the old- FIG.
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  • the case of the sun, this indicates an incandescent body which might be solid, liquid, or a not too rare gas, surrounded by and seen through an atmosphere of somewhat cooler gases and vapours; it is this cooler envelope whose nature the spectroscope reveals to us, and in it the presence of many terrestrial elements has been detected by identifying in the spectrum their characteristic absorption lines.
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  • It can therefore be employed, instead of that costly metal, in the construction of incandescent lamps where a wire has to be fused into the glass to establish electric connexion between the inside and the outside of the bulb.
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  • Phys., 1900, 2, 798) observed a well-defined Hall effect in incandescent gases.
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  • It is also, so far as is known, the only incandescent body of the system, and therefore the only one that shines by its own light.
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  • Since the advent of the incandescent mantle, the efficiency of which is dependent upon the heating power of the gas more than on its illuminating power, the manu facture of coal gas has undergone considerable modifications.
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  • The various improvements in electric illuminants, such as the Nernst oxide lamp, the tantalum and osmium incandescent lamps, and improved forms of arc lamp, enclosed, inverted and flame arcs, are described under Lighting: Electric. Between 1890 and 1900, electric traction advanced rapidly in the United States of America but more slowly in England.
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  • As the incandescent bodies of the universe are visible by their own light, the problem of ascertaining their existence and position is mainly one of seeing, and our facilities for attacking it have constantly increased with the improvement of our optical appliances.
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  • Such a body can be made known to us only when in the neighbourhood of an incandescent body; and even then, unless its mass or its dimensions are considerable, it will evade all the scrutiny of our science.
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  • The second conclusion is that, as a general rule, the incandescent heavenly bodies are not masses of solid or liquid matter as formerly assumed, but mainly masses either of gas, or of substances gaseous in their nature, so compressed by the gravitation of their superincumbent parts toward a common centre that their properties combine those of the three forms of matter known to us.
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  • Fleming discovered that if the filament is made incandescent by the current from an insulated battery there is a unilateral conductivity of the rarefied gas between the hot filament and the metal plate, such that if the negative terminal of the filament is connected outside the lamp through a coil in which electric oscillations are created with the platinum plate, only one half of the oscillations are permitted to pass, viz., those which carry negative electricity from the hot filament to the cooled plate through the vacuous space.
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  • The class of furnaces heated by electrically incandescent materials has been divided by Borchers into two groups: (I) those in which the substance is heated by contact form at least so much carbide as would suffice, when diffused through the metal, to render it brittle, practically restricts the use of such processes to the production of aluminium alloys.
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  • Tantalum has in recent years been turned to economic service, being employed, in the same manner as tungsten, for the production of the filaments employed in incandescent electric lighting.
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  • In electrical measurements connected with incandescent electric lamps the potentiometer is of great use, as it enables us to make accurately and nearly simultaneously two measurements, one of the current through the lamp and the other of the potential difference of the terminals.
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  • Preyer's view, however, enlarges the conception of life until it can be applied to the phenomena of incandescent gases and has no relation to ideas of life derived from observation of the living matter we know.
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  • Thin platinum wire was rendered incandescent by a voltaic current; a small incandescent electric lamp would now be found more satisfactory.
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  • The flame of an incandescent gas mantle if turned low is frequently sensitive to a certain range of notes.
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  • It had by that time become clear that the most suitable material for an incandescent lamp was carbon contained in a good vacuum, and St G.
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  • Stearn in England, succeeded in completely solving the practical problems. From and after that date incandescent electric lighting became commercially possible, and was brought to public notice chiefly by an electrical exhibition held at the Crystal Palace, near London, in 1882.
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  • Pfliiger suggests that such compounds arose when the surface of the earth was incandescent, and that in the long process of cooling, compounds of cyanogen and hydrocarbons passed into living protoplasm by such processes of transformation and polymerization as are familiar in the chemical groups in question, and by the acquisition of water and oxygen.
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  • I was changing incandescent bulbs four times a year.
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  • compact fluorescent an energy-efficient, long-lasting substitute for incandescent lamps.
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  • Other male workers in the area included a sawyer, tinman, mineral water maker, cooper, and agent for incandescent gas mantles.
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  • incandescent with rage " over the affair.
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  • incandescent bulbs four times a year.
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  • incandescent electric lamps in the roof.
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  • incandescent mantles or filaments.
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  • incandescent lighting?
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  • incandescent lights.
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  • incandescent gas, nothing.
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  • Zirconium oxide or zirconia, Zr02, has become important since its application to the manufacture of mantles for incandescent gas-lighting.
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  • Zirconia, when heated to whiteness, remains unfused, and radiates a fine white light, which suggested its utilization for making incandescent gas mantles; and, in the form of disks, as a substitute for the lime-cylinders ordinarily employed in "limelight."
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  • The so-called subdivision of electric light by incandescent lighting lamps then engaged attention.
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  • (b) In lieu of oil-lamps, small, conveniently placed incandescent electric 6-volt lamps are employed; and these are fitted with suitable switches and variable resistances.
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  • It is infusible at temperatures up to 2000° C., but can be fused in the electric arc. When heated to temperature of 2 4 5° C. in a stream of chlorine gas it becomes incandescent, forming calcium chloride and liberating carbon, and it can also be made to burn in oxygen at a dull red heat, leaving behind a residue of calcium carbonate.
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  • Under the same conditions it becomes incandescent in the vapour of sulphur, yielding calcium sulphide and carbon disulphide; the vapour of phosphorus will also unite with it at a red heat.
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  • Heated in chlorine or with bromine, it yields carbon and calcium chloride or bromide; at a dull red heat it burns in oxygen, forming calcium carbonate, and it becomes incandescent in sulphur vapour at 500°, forming calcium sulphide and carbon disulphide.
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  • They have lost completely the gaseous characteristic of producing a line spectrum, and radiate like incandescent solids.
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  • Platinized platinum (platinum foil upon which a thin film of platinum had been deposited electrolytically) and charcoal were rendered incandescent, black paper and matches immediately inflamed, ordinary brown paper pierced and burned, while thin white blotting-paper, owing to its transparency to the invisible rays, was scarcely tinged.
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  • Precise conclusions are possible only when a gaseous body is transparent through and through, so that the gas emits its characteristic rays - or when the rays from an incandescent body of any kind pass through a gaseous envelope at a temperature lower than that of the body itself.
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  • This phenomenon is connected with the fact that incandescent bodies, especially in rarefied gases, throw off or emit electrons or gaseous negative ions.
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  • For the illumination of large stations by night electric arc lamps are frequently employed, but some authorities favour high-pressure incandescent gas-lighting.
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  • The same happenchance brought us the learning that children in schools with fluorescent lights get fewer cavities than those in schools with incandescent lighting.
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  • This modification is rapidly oxidized by the air with such an elevation of temperature that the mass may become incandescent.
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  • Cassie leaned forward on the wagon seat, squinting anxiously into the incandescent sunrise.
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  • The power output of red diodes can be comparable to small incandescent bulbs.
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  • Incandescent lights are horribly inefficient (especially the screw-in " grow bulb " type) and really not an acceptable option for plant growth.
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  • But please bear in mind that in terms of light output, they can't compete with incandescent mantles or filaments.
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  • The dioxide is used in incandescent gas mantles (see Lighting).
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  • They last up to 133 times longer than incandescent lights.
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  • This is why she enjoys going into virtual reality, she can't keep away from it because she suddenly becomes incandescent.
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  • Karl goes incandescent, thinking that even here, Polkey is getting at him.
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  • It works with both normal incandescent lamps and electronic and magnetic low voltage halogen lamps.
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  • The reality is that incandescent lamps are really much better near infrared sources than visible light sources!
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  • Regulate your sleep-wake rhythm with bright light lamp Common fluorescent and incandescent lights do not aid in regulating a body's biorhythm.
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  • The callingdrop of the magneto system was displaced by a relay and a small electric incandescent lamp, and whereas in the older system the calling-drop and the answering jack with which it was associated were some distance apart, the calling-lamp and the answering jack of the newer system were placed in juxtaposition.
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  • The truth about the sun's heat appears to be that the sun is really an incandescent body losing heat, but that the operation of cooling is immensely retarded owing to a curious circumstance due jointly to the enormous mass of the sun and to a remarkable law of heat.
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  • These differ in that comets are visible either in a telescope or to the naked eye, and seem to be either wholly or partially of a nebulous or gaseous character, while meteors are, individually at least, invisible to us except as they become incandescent by striking the atmosphere of the earth.
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  • It is infusible at temperatures up to 2000° C., but can be fused in the electric arc. When heated to temperature of 2 4 5° C. in a stream of chlorine gas it becomes incandescent, forming calcium chloride and liberating carbon, and it can also be made to burn in oxygen at a dull red heat, leaving behind a residue of calcium carbonate.
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  • Heated in chlorine or with bromine, it yields carbon and calcium chloride or bromide; at a dull red heat it burns in oxygen, forming calcium carbonate, and it becomes incandescent in sulphur vapour at 500°, forming calcium sulphide and carbon disulphide.
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  • In his optical researches, Optiska Undersiikningar, presented to the Stockholm Academy in 1853, he not only pointed out that the electric spark yields two superposed spectra, one from the metal of the electrode and the other from the gas in which it passes, but deduced from Euler's theory of resonance that an incandescent gas emits luminous rays of the same refrangibility as those which it can absorb.
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  • Technically it is prepared by the action of superheated steam on incandescent coke (see F.
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  • Further, he showed that the spectrum of a dense ignited gas resembles that of an incandescent liquid or solid, and he traced a gradual change in the spectrum of an incandescent gas under increasing pressure, the sharp lines observable when it is extremely attenuated broadening out to nebulous bands as the pressure rises, till they merge in the continuous spectrum as the gas approaches a density comparable with that of the liquid state.
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  • In 1875 the London Argand, giving a duty of 3.2 candles illuminating power per cubic foot of ordinary 16 candle gas, was looked upon as the most perfect burner of the day, and little hope was entertained that any burner capable of universal adoption would surpass it in its power of developing light from the combustion of coal gas; but the close of the century found the incandescent mantle and the atmospheric burner yielding six times the light that was given by the Argand for the consumption of an equal volume of gas, and to-day, by supplying gas at an increased pressure, a light of ten times the power may be obtained.
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  • In the regenerative system of firing, a mixture of carbon monoxide and nitrogen is produced by passing air through incandescent gas coke in a generator placed below the bench of retorts, and the heating value of the gases so produced is increased in most cases by the admixture of a small proportion of steam with the primary air supply, the steam being decomposed by contact with the red-hot coke in the generator into water gas, a mixture of carbon monoxide and hydrogen (see Fuel: Gaseous).
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  • Tully and now in use at Truro, in which tar is injected into the incandescent fuel in a water-gas generator and enriches the water gas with methane and other hydrocarbons, the resulting pitch and carbon being filtered off by the column of coke through which the gas passes.
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  • The term is also used for a meshed cap of refractory oxides employed in systems of incandescent lighting (see Lighting).
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  • Speaking in the most comprehensive way, and making an exception of the ethereal medium (see Aether), which, being capable of experimental study, is not included in the subject of astronomy, we may say that the great masses of matter which make up the universe are of two kinds: - (t) incandescent bodies, made visible to us by their own light; (2) dark bodies, revolving round them or round each other.
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  • Regulate your sleep-wake rhythm with bright light lamp Common fluorescent and incandescent lights do not aid in regulating a body 's biorhythm.
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  • Compact Fluorescent Light bulbs, or CFLs, are very efficient and last up to ten times longer than standard, incandescent bulbs.
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  • LED light bulbs are more durable than either incandescent bulbs, or CFLs.
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  • Switching from incandescent to fluorescent lighting is easy to do and can have a positive impact on the environment as well as your energy bills.
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  • Purchasing fluorescent light bulbs is more expensive than buying incandescent bulbs, but they last much longer and use much less energy.
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  • These energy-saving bulbs use up to 75 percent less energy than incandescent light bulbs.
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  • Compact fluorescent bulbs last longer and use less energy than incandescent bulbs, so you will save money by using them.
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  • Most energy emitted by incandescent bulbs is in the form of heat energy.
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  • Energy Star estimates that you will save $30 in energy costs for every incandescent bulb you replace with a CFL.
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  • The traditional incandescent light bulbs that replaced oil lamps and candles actually produce more heat than light.
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  • The 2007 Energy Law mandates that by 2012 retailers complete the phase-out of the incandescent 100-watt bulb.
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  • The 40-watt incandescent light bulb must be completely phased out by 2014.
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  • The replacement compact fluorescent bulbs (CFL) use two-thirds less energy than traditional incandescent bulbs and burn much cooler as well.
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  • One easy way to become more energy efficient is to swap out less efficient incandescent bulbs for compact fluorescent bulbs or CFLs.
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  • CFLs burn cooler, emitting 70 percent less heat than incandescent bulbs.
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  • The bulbs also last considerably longer than standard bulbs with a lifespan of 6,000 to 12,000 hours versus the 750 to 1,000 hours with incandescent bulbs.
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  • They do cost a little more but compact fluorescent bulbs last much longer than incandescent and can light a room on one-fourth of the energy needed for conventional bulbs.
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  • Lighting, especially fluorescent lighting, can make colors look differently than natural lighting or incandescent lighting.
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  • The lamps use an incandescent mantel burner, a technology that was created in Germany.
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  • A small blue flame underneath the mantle causes it to glow brightly with an incandescent light, much like an electric light bulb.
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  • Lighting for 8x mirrors may be incandescent or fluorescent.
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  • Mounted within the structure of the ceiling so it looks like it is flush with the ceiling, recessed lighting can provide incandescent or fluorescent light.
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  • These twirly bulbs cost three to five times more than incandescent bulbs, but last years longer.
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  • Longer rated life - Traditional incandescent lamps have an average life span of 750-1,000 hours, while a compact fluorescent lamp averages between 8,000-15,000 hours.
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  • Because of this, consumers can buy a 15-watt compact fluorescent bulb to generate the same amount of light as a 60-watt incandescent bulb.
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  • LED lights use as little as 10 percent of the amount of energy of traditional incandescent bulbs and have a lifespan that is 50 times the lifespan of a standard light bulb.
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  • Flush mount ceiling fixtures-Flush mount ceiling fixtures typically feature two-light fluorescent bulbs that use less energy than incandescent lighting, while at the same time provide more lighting for your home or office.
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  • High-density, LED, incandescent and fluorescent lights all look different and the quality of the light will impact the overall appearance of your landscape.
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  • Even then, it wasn't that practical, mostly due to its high cost and limited availability, and people still favored the incandescent bulb for their lighting needs.
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  • Not only were these bulbs expensive, but they emitted a harsh blue-white light that was not very inviting as people were used to the warm, yellow-white light emitted by the incandescent bulb.
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  • Eventually, this harsh white-blue light was fixed by Michael Bowers, who discovered a way to make the LED bulbs emit a soft, warm yellow light, similar to incandescent bulbs.
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  • As mentioned earlier, LED lights of any kind, including flood lights, cost more than incandescent or fluorescent lights.
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  • One nine watt LED bulb gives off as much light as a 70 watt incandescent bulb.
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  • Longer lasting - An LED light lasts tens of thousands of hours longer than incandescent or fluorescent bulbs.
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  • Durability - LED's are far more durable than the very fragile incandescent and fluorescent bulbs, making them perfect for outdoor floodlights.
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  • These special bulbs are similar to incandescent bulbs featuring a tungsten resistance wire set within a sheath of high purity quartz.
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  • It runs hot, but it's still around 20 percent more energy efficient than standard incandescent lighting.
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  • With products ranging from new LED recessed lights to small 3-inch incandescent, Halo has a recessed light that will work in your home.
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  • Use small, well placed incandescent lights along hallways and compact fluorescent lights in kitchens or home offices.
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  • Opt for low voltage or LED lights for more energy efficient options and large incandescent recessed lights above reading areas in your living spaces.
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  • Other sources of ultraviolet radiation come from black-lights, fluorescent lamps, arc lamps (unfiltered) that utilize various elements such as mercury or xenon, and tungsten-halogen incandescent lamps.
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  • The new oven now uses a heating element similar to a traditional oven, in part due to new regulations on incandescent light bulbs.
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  • Philips & Co., which was founded in 1891 by Anton and Gerard Philips, was an early manufacturer of carbon-filament lamps, a precursor to the incandescent light bulb.
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  • Instead, different models will use either LED or traditional incandescent bulbs powered by small batteries to create the light.
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  • Cut home energy costs by replacing your regular incandescent light bulbs with florescent lights.
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  • Florescent bulbs last longer and cost less to operate than incandescent light bulbs.
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  • Compact Fluorescent Bulbs: Compact fluorescent bulbs use 75 percent less energy than traditional incandescent bulbs, and they can last longer as well.
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  • incandescent with anger as he sees wicked, bloodthirsty men who hate and blaspheme God.
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