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fluorescent light

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Definition a type of lamp that uses electricity to excite mercury vapor in argon or neon gas, producing short-wave ultraviolet light
  • I prefer "natural sunshine" fluorescent lights.
  • replacing incandescent light bulbs with compact fluorescent light bulbs saves energy
  • Suddenly, Mr. Krupp sprang off his desk and began swinging from the fluorescent light fixtures.
    Dav Pilkey  --  Captain Underpants (# 1)
  • fluorescent light = a type of light fixture
  • It was true—the fluorescent light of the cell took ten years off his features.
    Marissa Meyer  --  Cinder
  • It was solid, with fluorescent lights hanging from support poles.
    David Baldacci  --  Zero Day
  • Kevin watched the fluorescent lights above the gas pumps flicker off.
    Nicholas Sparks  --  Safe Haven
  • The fluorescent lights transmit conversations from passing cars on Broadway.
    Christina Garcia  --  Dreaming in Cuban
  • Common rectangular fluorescent lights were spaced evenly along the ceiling.
    Stephenie Meyer  --  New Moon
  • My blood pressure is so high my entire body buzzes like the fluorescent lights above me.
    Sara Gruen  --  Water for Elephants
  • In the fluorescent light, the circles under his eyes look like bruises.
    Suzanne Collins  --  Mockingjay
  • The night before, the fluorescent lights above had been turned off at ten p. m., and had come on at three in the morning.
    Dave Eggers  --  Zeitoun
  • 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
  • Her glasses reflect the fluorescent light above us, so I can barely see her eyes.
    Veronica Roth  --  Insurgent
  • My world was a land of fluorescent lights where day and night were the same, and where more than half the citizens spoke Spanish.
    Abraham Verghese  --  Cutting for Stone
  • 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
  • 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
  • The fluorescent lights and white tile underscored the sterility of the hospital.
    Nicholas Sparks  --  The Choice
  • There is a flickering of harsh white light as the fluorescent lights come on.
    Reginald Rose  --  Twelve Angry Men
  • Becker's Jewel Box was a fancy store, the kind of place I never had occasion to go into, with a humming air conditioner and buzzing fluorescent lights.
    Jeannette Walls  --  The Glass Castle

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