An incandescent bulb

An incandescent light bulb or simply lightbulb is a type of light used in many different applications. It is most commonly found in residential settings.

How it worksEdit

An incandescent light uses a thin wire heated to a high temperature to light the room. this wire is known as a filament. It connects to a ballast that screws in to the light fixture. Different wattages throw off different amounts of light.