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- n. electric heater consisting of a high-power incandescent lamp that emits infrared radiation
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He plugged a dropcord into the adapter in the living room ceiling and ran it through the hole in the porch down into the chicken coop, then screwed a heat lamp into the socket and positioned it over the little wooden house; heat to keep the chicks toasty-warm.