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Label Light Bulb Diagram
Using the terms listed below, label the incandescent light bulb diagram.
|Invention of the Incandescent Light Bulb|
Coiled tungsten filament - the metal wires that glow brightly when electricity flows through them.
Connecting wires - The wires that carry electricity from the bulb's electrical contact to the filament.
Electrical contacts - the metallic base of the bulb which connects to the electrical contacts of the lamp when the bulb is in the lamp.
Glass envelope - the thin layer of glass that surrounds the light bulb mechanism and the inert gases.
Glass fuse enclosure - glass that insulates the bulb's fuses - located in the stem of the bulb.
Mixture of inert gases at low pressures - the bulb is filled with inert (non-reactive) gases.
Screw cap - the threaded base of the bulb that secures it to a lamp.
Support wires - wires that physically hold up the filament.
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