Argand burner

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Argand burner a burner for an Argand lamp, or a gas burner in which the principle of that lamp is applied.
    • Argand burner etc. See under Argand Rose, etc.
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Usage

In literature:

The Argand burner differs from the flat flame burners in that a circular flame is employed.
"Scientific American Supplement, No. 795, March 28, 1891" by Various
The argand has long been the favorite burner for the table and desk.
"Lippincott's Magazine of Popular Literature and Science, Vol. XXVI., December, 1880." by Various
The Argand burner with double chimney, shown in Fig.
"Scientific American Supplement, No. 561, October 2, 1886" by Various
In this installation there were 271 Argand burners and 636 cockspurs.
"Artificial Light" by M. Luckiesh
Nor were Argand burners ever universal.
"Home Life in Colonial Days" by Alice Morse Earle
Describe the structure of an ordinary kerosene lamp-burner, an argand burner, a Welsbach burner.
"Commercial Geography" by Jacques W. Redway
It was necessary to resort to the use of an ordinary kerosene lamp with a large glass font and an Argand burner.
"Respiration Calorimeters for Studying the Respiratory Exchange and Energy Transformations of Man" by Francis Gano Benedict
Good illumination is important, and may be obtained from an electric light, or from a Welsbach or Argand burner.
"Manual of Surgery Volume Second: Extremities--Head--Neck. Sixth Edition." by Alexander Miles
One evening, about a week after the return of the miniature, the family were gathered together as usual about the argand burner.
"A Bookful of Girls" by Anna Fuller
For a long period, Argand burners were made upon wholly empirical and arbitrary rules.
"Gas Burners" by Owen Merriman
In the ordinary type of gas buoy lantern the burner employed is of the multiple-jet, Argand ring, or incandescent type.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 16, Slice 6" by Various
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