lamp oil


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lamp oil

[′lamp ‚ȯil]
(materials)
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The copper coinage coins dedicated to the 160th anniversary of the introduction of public lighting with lamp oil in Bucharest have circulatory power on the territory of Romania.
It was first compiled in 1947, when a "typical" basket might contain unskinned wild rabbit, lamp oil, a rubber roller table mangle for wringing out washing and a tin of distemper - a type of paint mixed with water and glue.
Police spokesman Stefan Redlich said the man, who apparently had a private dispute with the embassy, appeared there Friday morning with a bottle of lamp oil.
How wading into water the unexpected thought of his own bare feet slid into his mind, not squelching brackish lake bottom but stepping onto the stone floor, cool & dry, of the Shiva Vishnu temple permeated with incense, lamp oil & lotus garlands draped around the depthless black face of Shiva faced by Nandi, his bull, Sanskrit bhajans lifting toward the carved central gopurum, his amma joining in the songs while he concentrated very hard on prayer, too hard probably to let even a moment of silence speak back to his childhood self, fully earnest while retaining a healthy skepticism, believing & unbelieving at once.
Typically, in the first stage of this process, consumers would use a renewable energy source such as LED lighting, selling any surplus until they save enough money to buy a lamp oil (on which Africans spend around $20 billion annually).
says his store ordered plenty of emergency supplies, including generators, lamp oil, kerosene and batteries.
The greatest boost occurred largely by accident--the result of a handful of entrepreneurs in Pennsylvania hawking a cleaner-burning lamp oil.
When collecting specimens from the Caspian Sea in 1892, Samuel junior realised the potential to export lamp oil from the region and commissioned the world's first purpose-built oil tanker.
Then we inserted lamp wicks (from the store's candle making section) and filled the bottles with olive oil, though lamp oil would work too.
For the Energy Sector, terms included everything from Peat as a fossil fuel to Lamp Oil as a fuel oil.
An early version of the cracking process (heating oils under pressure) was invented to increase lamp oil production and patented in 1865 by Young's son, also James.
Distillation yielded a lamp oil that Gesner called Kerosene C.