Definitions for lamp, contact
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The Standard Electrical Dictionary
A lamp depending for its action on loose contact between two carbon electrodes. At the contact a species of incandescence with incipient arcs is produced. One of the electrodes is usually flat or nearly so, and the other one of pencil shape rests upon it.
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