Definitions for "PAR lamp"
Parabolic Aluminized Reflector lamp. An incandescent or low voltage lamp used to redirect light from the filament in a manner resembling a parabolic reflector.
Par is an acronym for parabolic aluminized reflector. A par lamp which may utilize either an incandescent filament, a halogen filament tube or hid arc tube is a precision pressed-glass reflector lamp. Par lamps rely on both the internal reflector and prisms in the lens for the control of the light beam.
(parabolic aluminized reflector) An incandescent or metal halide lamp with a pressed glass parabolic reflector, minimising reflection losses behind the filament or arc tube. Lamps are available with flood or spot distributions.