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Alternative term: Electronic-Flash Lamp

A discharge lamp, operated with electronic equipment, giving a high light output for a very brief period, capable of repetition.

Reference: C.I.E. (modified)


Note: In lighthouse service, this type of lamp has been used for example for quick-flashing lights and in fog-detection apparatus.




Please note that this is the term as it stands in the original IALA Dictionary edition (1970-1989)

Contrast

Celsius (previously Centigrade)

Capacitance

charge current

Intensity

Illuminance

Energy

International Association of Marine Aids to Navigation and Lighthouse Authorities - AISM