Definitions for "Light Source"
The type of lamp that is used in a luminaire. ie: GLS, SON, SOX MBF etc.
The lighting technology that is applicable to the specific luminaire. Typically: compact fluorescent - CF, fluorescent - FL, incandescent - INC, metal halide - MH, miniature reflector incandescent - MR, parabolic incandescent - PAR, tungsten halogen - TH.
a physical emitter of radiation such as a candle, a tungsten bulb, and natural daylight
An object capable of emitting light, In fiber optics, the light source is normally an LED or laser.
an invisible object that illuminates the visible objects in the scene
a point in space which emits light