Electric candle


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A modification of the electric arc lamp, in which the carbon rods, instead of being placed end to end, are arranged side by side, and at a distance suitable for the formation of the arc at the tip; - called also, from the name of the inventor, Jablockoff candle.
See under Candle.

See also: Candle, Electric

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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