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  • n. housing that holds a lamp (as in a movie projector)


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  • Jarl van Hoother had his burnt head high up in his lamphouse, laying cold hands on himself.

    Finnegans Wake

  • The woman, with her shawl over her head, ran past the lamphouse towards the entrance-gate as fast as her age would let her, while George rejoined Madan.

    Sir George Tressady — Volume II

  • Then he beckoned to Madan, and the two walked in close converse towards the lamphouse, discussing a plan of action.

    Sir George Tressady — Volume II

  • Unfortunately, the significant increase in brightness afforded by mercury arc lamps is accompanied by the inconvenience of critical mechanical alignment, shorter lifetime, decreased temporal and spatial homogeneity, specialized lamphouse and power supply requirements, potential explosion hazards, and higher cost.


  • A rates insurance vorticella me to let me glycerol that an rhizomatous sallowness parmeliaceae of a loveable lamphouse was compiling thin on ebay.

    Rational Review

  • We are looking for seats, screens and a Strong X 60B lamphouse power supply.

    Cinema Treasures

  • The base was previously in the theater but the lamphouse came from Missouri and the sound head was donated from the former Cinema Four in Lansing after it closed. -


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