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- n. A light in which a jet of oxygen or air is introduced into the centre of a flame.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- A light in which high illuminating power is obtained by introducing a jet of oxygen gas or of common air into the center of a flame fed with coal gas or with oil.
From Bude in Cornwall, the home of its inventor. (Wiktionary)