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argand

(ˈɑːɡænd)
n
a lamp with a hollow circular wick
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We mean, of course, the astral lamp proper - the lamp of Argand, with its original plain ground-glass shade, and its tempered and uniform moonlight rays.
Beyond these things, there is no furniture, if we except an Argand lamp, with a plain crimson-tinted ground glass shade, which depends from He lofty vaulted ceiling by a single slender gold chain, and throws a tranquil but magical radiance over all.
I suffered a moment of giddiness before the door opened, light streamed in, and Rose entered, preceding a man in a green baize apron whom I had never seen, carrying on an enormous tray three Argand lamps fitted into vases of Pompeiian form.
Sigma Electric Manufacturing Corp., a portfolio company of Argand Partners, a global manufacturer of ferrous and non-ferrous castings, precision machined components and sub-assemblies, has 12 manufacturing facilities in India and Mexico.
Argand, associate at Cox & Palmer Law Firm; Chris Lydon, senior vice-president, regional at m5 Public Affairs; Gina Kinsmen, partner, Assurance Services at EY Canada; Janet McMillan, co- founding partner and senior counsel NATIONAL public relations Atlantic, and Robert Dempsey, co-owner of The Binnacle Yachting Equipment.
Industrea secured the required financing to complete the proposed business combination, including a $71.9M private investment in public equity investment from Argand Partners and another institutional investor, as well as a $25M zero-dividend convertible perpetual preferred stock investment from Nuveen and a new $350M debt facility.
Plunkett currently serves as a senior advisor to the New York-based private equity fund Argand Capital and as a director of a Dallas-based bakery company and a Hong Kong-based global toy company.
This growth was encouraged by the greater illumination of the newly invented Argand lamp (Schivelbusch 9-14).
High-profile deals in the West Midlands included the acquisition of Punch Taverns by Patron Capital in a deal valued at PS1.8 billion, the purchase of Kidderminster-based Brintons Carpets by Argand Partners and Equistone Partners Europe's majority investment in Birmingham-based technology-led marketing company Inspired Thinking Group.
High-profile deals in the West Midlands included the acquisition of Punch Taverns by Patron Capital in a deal valued at [pounds sterling]1.8 billion, the purchase of Kidderminster-based Brintons Carpets by Argand Partners and Equistone Partners Europe's majority investment in Birmingham-based technology-ledmarketing company Inspired Thinking Group.
It is obvious that the plots of Argand show incomplete semicircular arc with a diameter below the real impedance axis.
He was an architect, busy constructing a lighthouse with Argand lamps (oil lamps with big cylindrical wicks, the latest in high-intensity lighting).