gas lighter


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gas lighter

n
1. (Tools) a device for igniting a jet of gas
2. a cigarette lighter using a gas as fuel
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Translations

gas lighter

naccendisigari m inv a gas
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It is then alleged that Dorey repeatedly attempted to punch and kick both men before seizing hold of a gas canister and a gas lighter and pointing it at them.
She writes: "My earliest memories are of the gas lighter man who would cycle down our street on his big upright bike with a long pole in his hand and light the street lamps.'' She goes on to say that where the University of Wales Hospital now stands: "We would climb the trees in Heath Woods and then would walk to Roath Park with a bottle of water and jam sandwiches and stay there all day.'' She also remembers her mother and father taking her to Victoria Park to see Billy the Seal and going to the Park Hall cinema to see the 1936 film San Francisco which starred Clark Gable and Jeanette Macdonald.
While that brought a quick and abrupt end to the airships, a crucial difference between then and now is that Zeppelins used hydrogen, a gas lighter than air but highly flammable.
The clip, just shy of two minutes long, shows a reporter interviewing a gas lighter who had responsibility for the 200 gas lamps that then remained across the city.
In the late 1940s the gas lighter came on to the market and the first plastic model appeared in 1961.
The shadowy figure of a gas lighter treading the evening streets used to be a regular sight.
Methane, a gas lighter than air, can also migrate as far as 14 kilometres from its source.
Ramallah: A raging fire triggered by a gas lighter has claimed the lives of two Palestinian children and grievously injured their father who tried to save them in their home in the village of Saris near Jenin.
Her mum, who did not want to be named, told the Gazette the fire had started when she was playing with a gas lighter that she believed to be empty, which set her quilt on fire.
The conversion mechanism can be photovoltaics (solar cells), thermovoltaics (Seebeck effect), piezoelectric (as with a batteryless gas lighter), electrodynamic (like a bicycle dynamo for example) or other options.
"Also the gas lighter man coming round to light gas lamps and coming back in the morning to put the lights out.