spirit lamp


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spirit lamp

n.
A lamp that burns alcohol or other liquid fuel.

spirit lamp

n
(Chemistry) a lamp that burns methylated or other spirits instead of oil
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Noun1.spirit lamp - a lamp that burns a volatile liquid fuel such as alcoholspirit lamp - a lamp that burns a volatile liquid fuel such as alcohol
lamp - an artificial source of visible illumination
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spirit lamp

spirit lamp

nlampada a spirito
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I'll light my spirit lamp, and give you a cup of coffee before we start."
He rebuilt the fire, heated some water upon his spirit lamp, and forced some hot drink between the lips of the woman who was now almost in a state of collapse.
On the chest of drawers there was a tray with a spirit lamp and a small saucepan on it.
Fondue is a Swiss melted cheese served in a communal pot over a portable stove heated with a candle or spirit lamp and eaten by dipping bread into the cheese using long-stemmed forks.