anglepoise

anglepoise
noun trademark a type of desk lamp with a jointed arm and counterbalancing springs that hold it in any position to which it is adjusted.

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  • Anglepoise — 1227 Anglepoise. Anglepoise taskl …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Anglepoise — UK [ˈæŋɡ(ə)lpɔɪz] US [ˈæŋɡ(ə)lˌpɔɪz] [singular Anglepoise plural Anglepoises] trademark british an electric light that you can move into different positions to change where the light shines an Anglepoise lamp …   Useful english dictionary

  • Anglepoise™ — [Anglepoise] noun a British make of lamp, used especially on a desk, that can be easily moved into different positions so that the light shines where it is needed. It was first designed in 1933 by George Carwadine (1887–1948) …   Useful english dictionary

  • Anglepoise® — /angˈgl poiz/ noun A brand of reading lamp with a jointed stand that can be moved into a variety of different positions …   Useful english dictionary

  • Anglepoise — UK [ˈæŋɡ(ə)lpɔɪz] / US [ˈæŋɡ(ə)lˌpɔɪz] Word forms Anglepoise : singular Anglepoise plural Anglepoises trademark British an electric light that you can move into different positions to change where the light shines an Anglepoise lamp …   English dictionary

  • Anglepoise lamp — designer George Carwardine.Carwardine was a motor car designer who applied his engineering skill to build a lamp which mimicked the joints of the human arm. The joints and spring tension allow the lamp to be placed in a wide range of positions… …   Wikipedia

  • Anglepoise{™} — n a make of lamp, used especially on a desk, that can be easily moved into different positions so that the light shines where it is needed. * * * …   Universalium

  • Anglepoise — an·gle·poise || æŋglpɔɪz n. (British) trademark for a desk lamp that enables the light s angle to be adjusted without having to move the base …   English contemporary dictionary

  • anglepoise lamp — an|gle|poise lamp [ˌængəlpɔız ˈlæmp] n BrE trademark a type of lamp that can be moved into different positions …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • anglepoise lamp — noun (C) BrE trademark a type of lamp that can be moved into different positions …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

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