Reflector Lamp

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An incandescent lamp or discharge lamp, the bulb of which, usually of appropriate shape, is partly coated with a reflecting layer, in order to direct the light.

Note: Among the types of lamps in this class are the following:

  • The Pressed Glass Lamp, the bulb of which consists of two glass parts fused together, namely a metallized reflecting bowl and a patterned cover forming an optical system.
  • The Sealed Beam Lamp, a type of pressed glass lamp designed to give a controlled beam of light.

Reference: C.I.E.

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


Celsius (previously Centigrade)


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