Argand lamp


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Ar´gand lamp`


1.A lamp with a circular hollow wick and glass chimney which allow a current of air both inside and outside of the flame.
Argand burner
a burner for an Argand lamp, or a gas burner in which the principle of that lamp is applied.
References in classic literature ?
Beyond these things, there is no furniture, if we except an Argand lamp, with a plain crimson-tinted ground glass shade, which depends from He lofty vaulted ceiling by a single slender gold chain, and throws a tranquil but magical radiance over all.
I suffered a moment of giddiness before the door opened, light streamed in, and Rose entered, preceding a man in a green baize apron whom I had never seen, carrying on an enormous tray three Argand lamps fitted into vases of Pompeiian form.
He performs a service by including illustrations to accompany the history of lighting, beginning with oil lamps, candles, and Argand lamps that arrived at the end of the century.