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emission

 [e-mish´un]
1. a discharge.
2. an involuntary discharge of semen.
nocturnal emission reflex emission of semen during sleep.
thermionic emission the application of heat, such as to a filament, resulting in the emission of electrons and ions.
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incandescent

(ĭn″kăn-dĕs′ĕnt) [L. incandescere, to glow]
Glowing with light; white hot.
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Incandescent bulbs, including halogen types, are energy hogs: Typically emitting as light only 5 percent of the energy they use, they convert the rest to heat.
According to the ministry of industry, the country has 22 companies producing electric lamps altogether with an annual capacity of 1.18 billion units including 842.6 million of incandescent lamps and 334.9 million of TL.
By comparison, incandescent bulbs cost about a dollar each, although prices will probably increase as they become scarce because of the government requirement.
Filament LEDs could also solve a problem for policymakers who have long desired to ban inefficient incandescent bulbs, over the objections of consumers who prefer the old-style look.
EDs: Christmas Lighting Revolutionized Estimated cost of buying and operating Christmas lights in the United States Estimated cost of electricity to light a six-foot tree for 12 hours a day for 40 days Incandescent C-9 lights $10.00 Incandescent Mini-lights $2.74 LED Mini-lights $0.82 LED C-9 lights $0.27 Estimated cost of buying and operating lights for 10 holiday seasons Incandescent C-9 lights $122.19 Incandescent Mini-lights $55.62 LED Mini-lights $33.29 LED C-9 lights $17.99
"Furthermore, incandescent lights produce only 10pc light and 90pc heat, whereas LEDs produce 80pc light and just 20pc heat.
But by 1878 he had cracked it, and gave a demonstration of his incandescent carbon lamp at a meeting of the Newcastle upon Tyne Chemical Society--and then many subsequent lectures across the country, including one at the Literary and Philosophical society of Newcastle, where more than 700 gathered to see his invention.
Additional factors, like more stringent energy codes, increases in the cost of electricity and a renewed interest in sustainable building design, have also contributed to the development of more efficient light sources, especially screw-in LED bulbs that can be used as direct replacements for incandescent bulbs.
On his submitted proposal, Osama Ahmed Ismail, said: "It is a special incandescent light connected to a wireless electronic device controller, installed at 3 km intervals at roadsides of external roads.
Osama Ahmed Ismail, the brains behind the plan at the operations department, said: "It is a special incandescent light connected to a wireless electronic device controller, installed at 3km intervals at roadsides of external roads.
Osama Ahmed Ismail gave a detailed explanation on his submitted proposal: "It is a special incandescent light connected to a wireless electronic device controller, installed at a three-kilometre interval at roadsides of external roads.