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Lights & lighting

Any device used for illumination, either for practical use or deliberate aesthetic effect.

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Lights & lighting; Portable lighting

A lantern is a portable lighting device or mounted light fixture used to illuminate broad areas. Lanterns may also be used for signaling, as 'torches', or as general light sources ...


Lights & lighting; Portable lighting

A torch is a fire source, usually a rod-shaped piece of wood with a rag soaked in pitch and/or some other flammable material wrapped around one end. Torches were often supported ...


Lights & lighting; Portable lighting

A candle is a solid block or cylinder of wax with an embedded wick, which is lit to provide light, and sometimes heat. Today, most candles are made from paraffin. Candles can also ...