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fluorescent light

I prefer "natural sunshine" fluorescent lights.
  a type of lamp that uses electricity to excite mercury vapor in argon or neon gas, producing short-wave ultraviolet light
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fluorescent light flourescent lamp
Strongly Associated with:   incandescent light, incandescence, fluorescence
Fluorescent lamps are increasing in popularity because they save energy relative to other traditional lighting alternatives. The higher initial cost of a fluorescent lamp is usually more than compensated for by lower energy consumption and bulb replacement requirements over its life.
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  • I prefer "natural sunshine" fluorescent lights.
  • replacing incandescent light bulbs with compact fluorescent light bulbs saves energy
  • My face is so pale under the harsh fluorescent lights, I hardly recognize it.
    Lauren Oliver  --  Before I Fall
  • A few clicks were heard; then the room suddenly blazed with fluorescent lights, temporarily blinding Thomas.
    James Dashner  --  The Scorch Trials

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  • Fluorescent lights buzzed overhead.
    James Dashner  --  The Death Cure
  • Our room overlooks the parking lot, and if I peek out from behind the stiff beige curtains, I can see people milling about under the fluorescent lights.
    Gillian Flynn  --  Gone Girl
  • The tiles were gray and the fluorescent lights made my eyes hurt.
    Nicholas Sparks  --  The Longest Ride
  • The yellowish fluorescent lights made her look washed-out, a pale blue blur in green scrubs.
    Cassandra Clare  --  City of Heavenly Fire
  • I’m wheeled through a door in the back, into an examination room, where I’m heaved onto the table and left alone for a few minutes, shivering in my thin hospital gown under the bright fluorescent lights.
    Rick Yancey  --  The 5th Wave
  • THERE IS NO DAY or night anymore, only the sterile glow of the fluorescent lights, and those lights never go out.
    Rick Yancey  --  The Infinite Sea

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  • We walked through a small hallway into an institutional tiled room with harsh fluorescent light.
    Piper Kerman  --  Orange Is the New Black
  • The fluorescent lights and white tile underscored the sterility of the hospital.
    Nicholas Sparks  --  The Choice
  • The sense here, unlike in Bedley Run, is not of brisk and free commerce but rather the near-sickly, leaden atmosphere of a terminal, where people wait and linger under the fluorescent lights and kill time in any way they can.
    Chang-rae Lee  --  A Gesture Life
  • In this silent room (with its own unheard hum of fridge, fluorescent light) there are these frogs loud as river, gruntings, the whistle of other birds brash and sleepy, but in that night so modest behind the peacocks they were unfocussed by the brain —nothing more than darkness, all those sweet loud younger brothers of the night.
    Michael Ondaatje  --  Running in the Family
  • The fluorescent lights were on when I fell asleep but now it’s dark with only the moonlight streaming in through the windows.
    Susan Ee  --  Angelfall
  • It was true—the fluorescent light of the cell took ten years off his features.
    Marissa Meyer  --  Cinder
  • In the harsh fluorescent light of the school day, it seemed impossible.
    Andrew Clements  --  Frindle
  • Without the distraction of human voices, Molly imagines she can hear sounds in other rooms: bedsprings groaning, faucets dripping, fluorescent lights humming, pull chains rattling.
    Christina Baker Kline  --  Orphan Train
  • It was solid, with fluorescent lights hanging from support poles.
    David Baldacci  --  Zero Day
  • The rest of my thoughts are a blur of radio static and fluorescent lights and lab coats and steel tables and surgical knives—an image of Willow Marks getting dragged off to the labs, screaming, her house defaced with marker and paint.
    Lauren Oliver  --  Delirium
  • Lit up by the fluorescent lights, Josh Bennett studies me across the garage.
    Katja Millay  --  The Sea of Tranquility
  • The fluorescent lights above me were exposed, glowing in the shape of long, angry bones.
    Alexandra Bracken  --  The Darkest Minds
  • The harsh fluorescent light, falling straight down on her, turns her eye sockets to caverns, emphasizes the descending lines from nose to chin; but the massiveness of her body makes her head look like an afterthought.
    Margaret Atwood  --  Cat’s Eye
  • The elevator clanked to a stop and I stepped of The tunnel was lit with fluorescent lights that flickered pale purple.
    Becca Fitzpatrick  --  Hush, Hush
  • The twelve of us who covered homicide for the entire city shared a twenty-by-thirty squad room lit by harsh fluorescent lights.
    James Patterson  --  1st to Die
  • In the fluorescent light, the circles under his eyes look like bruises.
    Suzanne Collins  --  Mockingjay
  • Her glasses reflect the fluorescent light above us, so I can barely see her eyes.
    Veronica Roth  --  Insurgent
  • A fluorescent light shines from the ceiling above.
    Khaled Hosseini  --  A Thousand Splendid Suns
  • Men in baseball caps and tank tops played pool, clouds of cigarette smoke hovering over the green tables, swirling in the fluorescent light.
    Khaled Hosseini  --  The Kite Runner
  • Inside the room it was dark now, the fluorescent light behind my father flickering so slightly it lit only the most obvious masses in the room.
    Alice Sebold  --  The Lovely Bones
  • I lay on the stretcher table, staring up out of my right eye at the fluorescent light on the ceiling.
    Chaim Potok  --  The Chosen
  • Even in the stark fluorescent light of the cabin, there was an aura of composure about her-an almost magnetic radiance of wholeness.
    Dan Brown  --  Angels & Demons
  • In the fluorescent light her face seemed paler than ever.
    Sarah Dessen  --  Someone Like You
  • Then she glanced around-at the Formica table, the fluorescent lights, the normalness of the room.
    Jodi Picoult  --  Nineteen Minutes
  • Smoke curled through the luminance of the fluorescent light hanging by wires over the billiard table.
    Luis J. Rodriguez  --  Always Running
  • A second later, the fluorescent light over her head flickered, buzzed, and then came on, bathing everything in a gray, sallow light.
    Sarah Dessen  --  The Truth About Forever
  • Iggy heard the slight crackling buzz of the overhead fluorescent light coming on.
    James Patterson  --  School’s Out - Forever
  • Like all prisons, it was drab, cold . concrete and steel everywhere, all bathed in fluorescent light.
    Nicholas Sparks  --  A Bend in the Road
  • I walked through the fluorescent light.
    Alice Sebold  --  Lucky
  • She tucked her dark curls behind her ear, black nail polish catching the fluorescent light.
    Kami Garcia & Margaret Stohl  --  Beautiful Creatures
  • The fluorescent light buzzed.
    Gish Jen  --  Typical American
  • In the fluorescent light, he looked very pale, his long dark lashes making him look fragile, almost feminine like some kind of little foreign doll.
    Jill McCorkle  --  Ferris Beach
  • Flickering fluorescent lights shone from the ceiling.
    James Dashner  --  The Maze Runner
  • The living room opened onto a modest kitchen with bright fluorescent lights in the ceiling and tawny linoleum tiling on the floor.
    Warren St. John  --  Outcasts United
  • Harsh fluorescent lights glared off the stark tile, and the room smelled of ammonia.
    Dan Brown  --  The Da Vinci Code
  • From the open building behind me came a blast of neutral-smelling air and a high hum of fluorescent lights.
    Barbara Kingsolver  --  The Poisonwood Bible
  • The prison was dark, only a few dim fluorescent lights flickering above.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Battle of the Labyrinth
  • Steam billowed up, making a rainbow in the fluorescent lights.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Last Olympian
  • Under the hospital’s fluorescent lights, she could see how tired he looked.
    Cassandra Clare  --  City of Ashes
  • My blood pressure is so high my entire body buzzes like the fluorescent lights above me.
    Sara Gruen  --  Water for Elephants
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