kerosene lamp

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Noun1.kerosene lamp - a lamp that burns oil (as kerosine) for lightkerosene lamp - a lamp that burns oil (as kerosine) for light
lamp - an artificial source of visible illumination
lamp chimney, chimney - a glass flue surrounding the wick of an oil lamp
Davy lamp, safety lamp - an oil lamp that will not ignite flammable gases (methane)
wick, taper - a loosely woven cord (in a candle or oil lamp) that draws fuel by capillary action up into the flame
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kerosene lamp

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Low pressure lamps are highly efficient with an electrical efficiency of approximately 40 per cent, and medium pressure lamps are somewhat less efficient at between 13 per cent and 17 per cent efficiency, but are ten times as intense as a low pressure lamp, and allow a compact technology with fewer lamps to be used where space is limited.
Without electricity, a kerosene pressure lamp illuminates one of the rooms as we await dinner.
The units use the latest ballast technology, which run any G64 or G32 low pressure lamp at optimal efficiency.
Testing was done with Xenon high pressure lamps, providing results similar to daylight exposure.
Two tenders for the supply of (a) ball shaped globes with 85 watt compact lamp, also (b) sodium lighting fixtures with 150 watt high pressure lamps. Ref.
This used to be lit using 90w low pressure lamps, it is now lit using 150w high pressure lamps.
In the background, women sold chicken soup and noodles and rice-flour fritters by the white light of pressure lamps or the smoking flame of naked wicks stuck into tin cans filled with paraffin.
With the acquisition and implementation of a new product line of high pressure lamps LightTech and Light Sources are considerably expanding their strong position on the international suntanning lamp market.