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sinumbra lamp

sin·um·bra lamp
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Transcription

    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [si-nuhm-bruh]
    • /sɪˈnʌm brə/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [si-nuhm-bruh]
    • /sɪˈnʌm brə/

Definition of sinumbra lamp words

  • noun sinumbra lamp an unshaded sperm-oil lamp consisting of a translucent glass globe supported on a pedestal: a form of astral lamp. 1

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Origin of sinumbra lamp

First appearance:

before 1825
One of the 37% newest English words
1825-35; < Latin sin(e) without + umbrā shade, shadow

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Parts of speech for Sinumbra lamp

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation

sinumbra lamp popularity

A pretty common term. Usually people know it’s meaning, but prefer to use a more spread out synonym. About 32% of English native speakers know the meaning and use word.
According to our data about 59% of words is more used. This is a rare but used term. It occurs in the pages of specialized literature and in the speech of educated people.

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