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Davy lamp

n
(Mining & Quarrying) See safety lamp
[C19: named after Sir Humphry Davy, who invented it]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Davy lamp - an oil lamp that will not ignite flammable gases (methane)Davy lamp - an oil lamp that will not ignite flammable gases (methane)
kerosene lamp, kerosine lamp, oil lamp - a lamp that burns oil (as kerosine) for light
Translations
Davy-lámpa

Davy lamp

n(Gruben)sicherheitslampe f
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To mark this event, and the enduring friendship between Wales and s-Hertogenbosch, the First Minister will receive a Davey lamp from the permanent memorial in the British War Cemetery in s-Hertogenbosch during the Armed Forces Day event.
Mother-of-four Claire said: "We've been 498 times and he's got a tram uniform and a pit uniform and he's even got his own Davey lamp.
Wearing git pit boots and hoggers with me little Davey lamp