Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • 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.

Etymologies

From Bude in Cornwall, the home of its inventor. (Wiktionary)

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