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lampshade

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Furniture
lampshadelamp‧shade /ˈlæmpʃeɪd/ noun [countable]  DHFa cover fixed over a light bulb for decoration and in order to reduce or direct its light
Examples from the Corpus
lampshadeBut the beating inside her is more desperate than hunger, a moth wild inside a lampshade.Painted scenes of historic Charleston on to handbags and lampshades.Further afield, special collectors which look like old-fashioned lampshades on poles are used to filter dust out of the atmosphere.He draped tinsel round the pink lampshades on the table.And hanging over both kitchen and dining room tables are colourful Tiffany-style lampshades.An oval of light flashed on to the ceiling, sending out an elongated shadow from the lampshade in the centre.Walls are stacked to the ceiling with lampshades in all sizes and shapes.
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