One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
A tubular fluorescent lamp.
- ‘Sleek, industrial-design future furniture battles with the grit of chain-link fences and soul-eating neon strip lights.’
- ‘The only sounds were the occasional flip of the security guards newspaper pages and the incessant hum of the fluorescent strip light above us.’
- ‘All the objects have purpose-built rectangular cabinets projecting from the walls, each with an internal strip light.’
- ‘The girls' high-street finery, a Lycra mishmash of tat and glitter, sparkles feebly under red, yellow and purple neon strip lights.’
- ‘And with that the strip light gives out and dies.’
- ‘But what happens when the strip lights stop working?’
- ‘A strip light was set embedded into the wall about a foot above the bench.’
- ‘There was very little lighting there, other than a bare strip light behind the trestle table at the front of the room, silhouetting whoever was speaking.’
- ‘The apartments are lit by low voltage halogen strip lights which have been angled to highlight furniture and some interesting prints.’
- ‘I again secured all our lights, except the green strip lights and the white taillight.’
- ‘Underneath, a red strip light has been fitted to create a floating effect.’
- ‘In one corner of the dressing room, Tilly wails upon beholding her face under the harsh strip lights.’
- ‘We also threw strip light bulbs into the mysterious bath which was quite spectacular.’
- ‘Inside were already another 50 or so souls, under the burning fluorescent strip lights, already having nabbed the prize ‘corner and walls’ slots.’
- ‘Nearer to him the yellow-orange strip lights suspended along the arched ceiling of the tunnel provided a little more illumination.’
- ‘It had, like the rest of the corridors in the building, cool blue walls on one side, which was illuminated by overhead strip lights.’
- ‘Even sleeping was a problem since the two fluorescent strip lights on the ceiling were left on day and night.’
- ‘It is also on the edge of a conservation area where blue strip lights just aren't appropriate.’
- ‘It was a dull metal box with a strip light, and like the hallway, it held an unpleasant odour.’
- ‘The strip lights above you cast a sickly ghostly light through the metal cubicle.’
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