metal halide lamp

high-intensity discharge lamp in which the major portion of the light is produced by radiation from a mixture of a metallic vapour, metal halides and the products of the dissociation of metal halides

Note 1 to entry: The term "metal halide lamp" includes clear and coated electric lamps.

Note 2 to entry: This entry was numbered 845-07-25 in IEC 60050-845:1987.

Note 3 to entry: This entry was numbered 17-765 in CIE S 017:2011.

Publication date: 2020-12
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