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What is the correct spelling: LIGHTBULB or LIGHT BULB?

Question #149051. Asked by Thesuperyoshi.
Last updated Nov 09 2022.
Originally posted Nov 09 2022 4:51 AM.

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Answer has 2 votes.
According to the Merriam Webster dictionary, light bulb is two words.


Nov 09 2022, 7:14 AM
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Answer has 4 votes.

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Other dictionaries give both versions as alternative spellings. Here is one of them.


Nov 09 2022, 1:01 PM
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Answer has 1 vote.
Here is an interesting discussion about what is & what isn't a compound word.


Nov 09 2022, 7:18 PM
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