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Argand burner

[ahr-gand, -gahnd, -guh nd] /ˈɑr gænd, -gɑnd, -gənd/
noun
1.
a type of oil or gas burner in which air is fed directly into the flame through a metal tube inside a cylindrical wick.
Origin of Argand burner
1780-1790
1780-90; named after Aimé Argand (1750-1803), Swiss scientist
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  • "By way of resting our eyes," I said, and thereupon I extinguished the only light in the room, an argand-burner oil lamp.

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