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(Chemistry) a mantle for use in a gaslight. See mantle4
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The oil lamp and incandescent gas mantle
served humanity for generations.
were involved in the production of incandescent gas mantles
from the late 1890s to 1941, and used thorium--a radioactive element--to coat cloth mantles to make gas lamps glow brighter.