One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
Light artificially produced by electricity for purposes of illumination; (also) a device for producing such light, especially a light bulb in a permanent position or fixture. Also (rare) figurative.
Mid 18th century (in an earlier sense). From electric + light.
electric light/ɪˌlɛktrɪk ˈlʌɪt/
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