Definitions for "Fluorescent lamp"
An arc discharge lamp with a glass tube whose inner surface is coated with phosphor, which emits light when stimulated by radiation. The tube contains argon or krypton gas and a small amount of mercury.
a gas filled envelope with an internal phosphor coating incorporating electrodes
Discharge lamp of the low-pressure mercury type in which most of the light is emitted by a layer of fluorescent material excited by the ultraviolet radiation from the discharge.