from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- A very intense light, produced by turning two streams of gas, one oxygen and the other hydrogen, or coal gas, in a state of ignition, upon a ball of lime; or a stream of oxygen gas through a flame of alcohol upon a ball or disk of lime; -- called also oxycalcium light, or lime light.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Same as calcium light (which see, under calcium).
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