Blast lamp

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1.A lamp provided with some arrangement for intensifying combustion by means of a blast.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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Clanny's first lamp, the blast lamp, was never developed but he produced a later version that had a cistern of water above and below the flame through which air was forced with hand-bellows.