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definition of: BASE

What is BASE?

Bulb base is the part of the bulb which makes physical contact and support between the bulb and socket, lamp holder, or housing.

In addition to structurally holding of the bulb in place; the base also provides the electrical connection of the bulb to the electric circuit.

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