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  1. klieg light(noun)

    carbon arc lamp that emits an intense light used in producing films

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  1. klieg light(Noun)

    An intense carbon arc lamp used in cinematography

  2. Origin: From "John H. Kliegl" and "Anton T. Kliegl", its inventors

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  1. Klieg light

    A Klieg light is an intense carbon arc lamp especially used in filmmaking. It is named after inventor John H. Kliegl and his brother Anton Tiberius Kliegl. Modern Klieg lights use a tungsten-halogen filament. They usually have a fresnel lens with a spherical reflector or an ellipsoidal reflector with a lens train containing two Plano Convex lens or a single step lens.


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