noun. ['ˈlaɪtˌbəlb'] electric lamp consisting of a transparent or translucent glass housing containing a wire filament (usually tungsten) that emits light when heated by electricity.
- light bulb
- incandescent lamp
- electric light
- electric lamp
- electric-light bulb
Words that Rhyme with Lightbulb
Example sentences of the word lightbulb
1. Noun, singular or mass
Place a small lamp with a 75-watt lightbulb in the back corner of the aquarium.
Quotes containing the word lightbulb
1. Man...heats up like a lightbulb: red hot in the twinkling of an eye and cold again in a flash. The female, on the other hand...heats up like an iron. Slowly, over a low heat, like tasty stew. But then, once she has heated up, there's no stopping her.
- Carlos Ruiz Zafón, The Shadow of the Wind