Fluorescent Lamp

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Alternative term: Fluorescent Tube

A discharge lamp in which most of the light is emitted by a layer of fluorescent material excited by the ultraviolet radiation from the discharge.


Note: The terms Tube Fluorescent in French, and, in German, Leuchtstoffsroehre and Fluoreszenzroehre are also used, particularly in the case of cold cathode fluorescent lamps.

Reference: C.I.E. (modified)




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

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Celsius (previously Centigrade)

Capacitance

charge current

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Illuminance

Energy

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