Argand lamp


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Argand lamp

[′är‚gän ′lamp]
(engineering)
A gas lamp having a tube-shaped wick, allowing a current of air inside as well as outside the flame.
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An Argand lamp, which was invented in 1782, illuminates the show globes as needed.
On a December evening in 1802 he read by the light of an Argand lamp "On the Modifications of Clouds.
He was an architect, busy constructing a lighthouse with Argand lamps (oil lamps with big cylindrical wicks, the latest in high-intensity lighting).