spirit lamp


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spirit lamp

a lamp that burns methylated or other spirits instead of oil
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Highly porous wick of spirit lamp, lantern wick made of woven threads of intermediate porosity and a less porous salt bridge of card board were used.
But an accident with a spirit lamp left her with facial burns - following which, convinced her disfigurement would see her barred from her profession, she threw herself from a window but succeeded only in breaking both ankles.
Warming the mirror with spirit lamp has caused some burning incidences previously and patients become uncooperative.
3) In 1768, veilleuse was defined as an object made of enamelled metal used to warm broth by means of a spirit lamp, of utmost necessity for those who were ill as well as for those who were well.