Definitions

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • A lamp with a circular hollow wick and glass chimney which allow a current of air both inside and outside of the flame.
  • a burner for an Argand lamp, or a gas burner in which the principle of that lamp is applied.

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  • noun A lamp with a circular hollow wick and glass chimney which allow a current of air both inside and outside of the flame.

Etymologies

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Named after the inventor, Aimé Argand of Geneva.

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