kerosine lamp


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Noun1.kerosine lamp - a lamp that burns oil (as kerosine) for lightkerosine 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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You see, if you come in at night, the lack of adequate lighting in the palm wine bar--it will probably be lit by a kerosine lamp with a broken mantle, or, if you're really unlucky, by a smoke-emitting palm-oil fuelled wicker lamp--will make it difficult for you to detect the colour of the palm wine, and you'll down it before realising that it is diluted stuff.
Policemen performed these tasks from horseback with a kerosine lamp light and flint.