electrolier

EnglishEdit

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Electrolier in the Grand Staircase of Sheffield Town Hall, England

EtymologyEdit

By analogy with chandelier, with the electro- prefix to contrast modern electricity with older candles.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

electrolier (plural electroliers)

  1. A fixture, usually hanging from the ceiling, for holding electric lamps.
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