glim lamp

A type of mobile and temporary battery-operated airfield lighting used on taxiways and in parking areas. It has a blue cover for use on taxiways and a blue and red one for use around parked aircraft at night.

Aviation dictionary. 2014.

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  • glim — [glim] n. [ME glimme, radiance, prob. < Scand, as in OSwed glimma, akin to GLEAM, MHG glim, a spark] Slang 1. a light, as a lamp, candle, etc. 2. an eye …   English World dictionary

  • glim — /glim/, n. 1. a light or lamp. 2. Scot. a little bit; small portion; scrap. [1690 1700; see GLIMPSE, GLIMMER] * * * …   Universalium

  • lamp — Synonyms and related words: Chinese lantern, Finsen light, Moore light, arc light, battery lamp, broadside, candle, candlelight, cresset, dark lantern, electric candle, electric lamp, electric light bulb, electric torch, electric arc lamp,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • glim — [[t]glɪm[/t]] n. a light or lamp • Etymology: 1690–1700; see glimpse, glimmer …   From formal English to slang

  • glim — Synonyms and related words: candle, electric light bulb, fire, flame, illuminant, illuminator, incandescent body, lamp, lantern, light, light bulb, light source, luminant, luminary, match, moon, source of light, stars, sun, taper, torch …   Moby Thesaurus

  • lantern — n lamp, light, dark lantern, Sl. glim, bull s eye; oil lamp, lampion, hurricane lamp, tornado lamp, safety lamp, miner s lamp; jack o lantern, magic lantern, Japanese lantern, Chinese lantern; barn lantern, kerosene lamp, Coleman lantern,… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • light — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) I adj. airy (see levity); frivolous, jesting, jocular, lightsome; giddy, dizzy, flighty; wanton; nimble, agile; flippant, pert, insouciant; humorous; trivial. See cheerfulness, unimportance, impurity,… …   English dictionary for students

  • light — Synonyms and related words: ASA scale, Anschauung, British candle, Hefner candle, Mickey Mouse, Paphian, Scheiner scale, Very flare, abuse, accented, account, acquaintance, active, aerial, aeriform, aery, agile, airish, airlike, airy, alabaster,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • torch — Synonyms and related words: acetylene welder, angle, arsonist, bait the hook, bank, blast lamp, blowpipe, blowtorch, bob, brand, burn, burner, butane lighter, candle, cigarette lighter, clam, conflagrate, cresset, dap, dib, dibble, drive,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • eye — n 1. oculus, orb, Sl. peeper, Sl. glim, Sl. lamp; eyeball, iris, white of the eye. 2. sight, vision, perception, discernment, ken; look, glance, gaze, glimpse. 3. regard, view, aim, intention, respect; viewpoint, judgment, estimation, opinion;… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

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