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argand

(ˈɑːɡænd)
n
a lamp with a hollow circular wick
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We mean, of course, the astral lamp proper - the lamp of Argand, with its original plain ground-glass shade, and its tempered and uniform moonlight rays.
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.
8 billion, the purchase of Kidderminster-based Brintons Carpets by Argand Partners and Equistone Partners Europe's majority investment in Birmingham-based technology-led marketing company Inspired Thinking Group.
He was an architect, busy constructing a lighthouse with Argand lamps (oil lamps with big cylindrical wicks, the latest in high-intensity lighting).
Global alternative asset manager The Carlyle Group today announced the sale of Brintons Carpets Limited to funds managed by Argand Partners LP.
It was not until around the turn of the 19th century that a graphical representation of imaginary number was realised first by the Norwegian surveyor Caspar Wessel (1799), then by the Swiss born French mathematician John-Robert Argand (1806), the French mathematician Abbee Adrien-Quentin Buee (1806) and the German mathematician Carl Friedrich Gauss (1831).
The Argand plots at different temperatures for the NCPE (CSNC2) are shown in Figures 19(a)-19(c).
ARGAND ENERGY SELLS MAJORITY STAKE TO ENTROPY INVESTMENT
Argand Energy Solutions, a solar developer, engineering, procurement, and construction company, has completed the sale of a majority interest in the company to an affiliate of Entropy Investment Management.
Argand said I could be his potential successor, but that I needed to convince a panel of Board members of my candidacy.
In figure 1, The Argand diagram represents the complex numbers lying on a plane.