Starter

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A device for starting a discharge lamp (in particular a fluorescent lamp) which provides for the necessary preheating of the electrodes, or causes a voltage surge in combination with the series ballast, or both.

Reference: C.I.E.




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