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  • n. Plural form of electrolier.

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Examples

  • Some of the first, if not the very first, of the insulated fixtures were used in this plant, and many of the fixtures were equipped with ball insulating joints, enabling the chandeliers -- or 'electroliers' -- to be turned around, as was common with the gas chandeliers.

    Edison, His Life and Inventions

  • Finnegan's Speak boasted stained and peeling plaster instead of walnut paneling and its light fixtures were only a few, bare bulbs instead of cut glass electroliers.

    Angel With No Hands

  • Throughout the building electroliers of special design were used.

    New York at the Louisiana Purchase Exposition, St. Louis 1904 Report of the New York State Commission

  • Market street takes on a sorcery all its own at night, when the electroliers designed by D'Arcy Ryan, light wizard of the Panama-Pacific

    Fascinating San Francisco

  • Berlin decked with rhinestones, set alight with prismatic electroliers and offered up as mistress to foreign gold.

    Europe After 8:15

  • Consequently their six rooms showed a remarkable absence of such usual wedding presents as prints of the smugly smiling and eupeptic Mona Lisa, three muffin-stands in three degrees of marquetry, three electroliers, four punch-bowls, three sets of almond-dishes, a pair of bird-carvers that did not carve, a bust of Dante in New Art marble, or a de luxe set of De

    The Trail of the Hawk A Comedy of the Seriousness of Life

  • The girl followed the old lady's eyes and saw they were indicating the shiny brass electroliers suspended from the ceiling.

    The End of the Rainbow

  • And indeed everything was warm and bright and shining, from the glittering new electroliers suspended from the pink ceiling, to the crimson baize doors which swung inward so hospitably at one's approach.

    The End of the Rainbow

  • Covertly opening that eye which remained in the heavy shadow, separating the lashes by little more than the width of a hair, he could make out a large room, upholstered and carpeted in green, with green-shaded electroliers above two billiard tables that stood ghastly and bier-like beneath their blanketing covers of white cotton.

    Phantom Wires A Novel

  • The walls were windowless, the light being shed down from twelve heavily ornamented electroliers, each containing a cluster of thirty lamps.

    Phantom Wires A Novel

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