Definition of standard lamp in English:

standard lamp


  • A lamp with a tall stem whose base stands on the floor.

    • ‘After a few minutes, she flipped on the standard lamp beside her.’
    • ‘The standard lamp is off, and everyone is sat there - silent and still like dummies in the window of a shut shop.’
    • ‘Elizabeth and Agatha sat together in the living room in the cosy pool of light shed by the standard lamp.’
    • ‘Here in Las Vegas the stage is dressed like a living room with couches and standard lamps.’
    • ‘A desk lamp, standard lamp or light from a window can be used to effectively light a scene.’
    lamp, torch, flashlight
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standard lamp