Definitions for "Discharge lamp"
Keywords:  lamp, bulb, gases, gas, electrodes
Lamp in which the light is produced, directly or indirectly, by an electric discharge through a gas, a metal vapor, or a mixture of several gases and vapors.
Varying forms exist - the high & low pressure sodium (SON & SOX), high pressure mercury (MBF) as well as numerous variants using complex gases.
a lamp that generates light by a discharge between two electrodes in a gas