kerosene lamp


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Noun1.kerosene lamp - a lamp that burns oil (as kerosine) for lightkerosene lamp - a lamp that burns oil (as kerosine) for light
lamp - an artificial source of visible illumination
lamp chimney, chimney - a glass flue surrounding the wick of an oil lamp
Davy lamp, safety lamp - an oil lamp that will not ignite flammable gases (methane)
wick, taper - a loosely woven cord (in a candle or oil lamp) that draws fuel by capillary action up into the flame
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kerosene lamp

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His face, by the full ray of the kerosene lamp, changed and darkened, and Kim, used as every beggar must be to watching countenances, took good note.
The kerosene lamps above flung high lights from the rash of sweat on his forehead.
Daylight leaned back in his chair and gazed up at the kerosene lamps while he computed aloud.
One evening in July, when the transient guests who made the New Willard House their temporary home had become scarce, and the hallways, lighted only by kerosene lamps turned low, were plunged in gloom, Elizabeth Willard had an adventure.
At nightfall he ran into Teddy's nursery to watch how kerosene lamps were lighted, and when Teddy went to bed Rikki-tikki climbed up too.
her children can study long into the night, unlike when she was using a kerosene lamp.
You can imagine milking cows in a wooden barn, with a straw floor and a kerosene lamp waiting to be kicked over," he said.
A kerosene lamp with a red chimney cab also be placed in a prominent spot of the home.
The fire, caused by an unattended kerosene lamp, consumed the tent and left seven typhoon survivors dead in a tent city in Costa Brava, San Jose.
This would produce more light than a candle or an improvised kerosene lamp.
The protesters hung a large kerosene lamp in the "Martyred Mazari's" Field and sent another kerosene lamp as a gift to Esmaeil Khan, Karzai's minister of Ministry of Water and Energy.
I shut the gas light off, left the kerosene lamp on, and sank into an old easy chair that smelled faintly of mothballs.