gas lamp


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Noun1.gas lamp - a lamp that burns illuminating gasgas lamp - a lamp that burns illuminating gas  
lamp - an artificial source of visible illumination
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The light from a rain-splashed gas lamp shone now full upon the face of his suppliant: a boy's face, which would have been pleasant and even handsome but for the discontented mouth, the lowering forehead, and a shadow in the eyes, as though, boy though he certainly was in years, he had already, at some time or another, looked upon the serious things of life.
Then he suddenly smiled, and moving underneath the gas lamp, shook open an evening paper which he had been carrying.
We met under the gas lamp in the road, and looked at each other.
The gas lamps were already lighted; there were streets to the right, and streets to the left, and streets crossing each other, for mile upon mile.
There were one or two cartloads of refugees passing along Oxford Street, and several in the Marylebone Road, but so slowly was the news spreading that Regent Street and Port- land Place were full of their usual Sunday-night promenaders, albeit they talked in groups, and along the edge of Regent's Park there were as many silent couples "walking out" together under the scattered gas lamps as ever there had been.
The few gas lamps showing up a bit of brick work here and there, appeared in the blackness like penny dips in a range of cellars--and the solitary footsteps came on, tramp, tramp.
The bands played, and so did the fountains; the moon and the gas lamps lit up the scene, and altogether it was a brilliant and an animated picture.
ADA - NORTHERN BAR TROPHY, ROUND 1 - THURSDAY SEPTEMBER 5: Murdo's Bar v Portland Club, Gas Lamp B v Legends B, Legends v Old Bank Bar, Holburn v Grampian, Riley's B v Mounthooly, Kings v Pittodrie, Rowantree v Riley's, Kirkgate v Castle, Golden Tee B v Mither Tap, Mains Of Scotstown v Murdo's Lounge, Gilcomston v Kings Highway, New Greentrees v Butchers Arms, Northern Hotel v Woodend Bar, Northern Bar v Central Bar, Rowantree B v Brig Inn BYES: Golden Tee, Parkway Inn, Brig Inn B, Masada, Sportsmans Club, Langdykes, Kittybrewster, Dee Swimming Club, Croft & Cairns, Fountain Bar B, Scotia Lounge, McNasty's, Regent Bridge, Grays Inn, Grampian B, Scotia Bar.
Requina said the house had no electricity and the family only used a gas lamp or candles.
class="MsoNormalIn the supply of the gas lamp mantles, the report says the contract was irregularly awarded as the winning bidder failed to submit a sample as was indicated in the tender advertisement.
For demonstration, the LWMC has installed a two-burner stove and a gas lamp in allied office to flare the gas round the clock,' the spokesman explained.
Initial probe revealed that the house had no electricity and was being lighted by a gas lamp, prompting the police to theorize that the lamp could have fallen from the table triggering the fire.