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gas jet

gas burner (def 1).
a flame of illuminating gas.
Origin of gas jet
1830-40 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • Three or four were hanging over the gas-jet, close to the window; they were all dark blues or grays, and most of them frayed.

    On the Stairs Henry B. Fuller
  • Jumping up on a table, he fixed it to the top of the reflector over the gas-jet.

    The Silent Bullet Arthur B. Reeve
  • The gas-jet there showed only a point of blue, but she did not turn it up.

    Tales of the Five Towns Arnold Bennett
  • She moved away and lighted a gas-jet on the wall, and then another.

    Uncle William Jennette Lee
  • So saying, I calmly held the poor but hideous creature in the flame of a gas-jet and smilingly cremated her.

  • He sat under the gas-jet of the back kitchen, looking through his music.

    Aaron's Rod D. H. Lawrence
  • "And mine, I hope, Culpepper," came out through the open doorway from Papa reading under the gas-jet in the hall.

    Selina George Madden Martin
  • I could only see her by the dim light of the gas-jet on the landing.

    A Top-Floor Idyl George van Schaick
  • The gas-jet, turned very low, threw distorted shadows on the bureau with its medley of toilet articles and medicine bottles.

    Quin Alice Hegan Rice
  • He had clearly seen her staring under the gas-jet at the copied letter.

    Hilda Lessways Arnold Bennett

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