• Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • Lamp-burner that part of a lamp in which the wick is held
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Fr. lampe—Gr. lampas, -adoslampein, to shine.


In literature:

Or it may be we find fault with the lamp or the gas-burner for not giving so much light as it used to.
"Over the Teacups" by Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr.
Mrs. Proudie knew this, and made the most of it; she had therefore a huge gas lamp with a dozen burners hanging from each of the ceilings.
"Barchester Towers" by Anthony Trollope
For heating the interior, use may be made of a single gas burner, an oil lamp, or any other small heating device.
"Woman's Institute Library of Cookery, Vol. 1" by Woman's Institute of Domestic Arts and Sciences
"Scientific American Supplement, No. 601, July 9, 1887" by Various
This new burner is applicable to gas lamps as well as to oil and petroleum ones.
"Scientific American Supplement, No. 458, October 11, 1884" by Various
Twelve incense burners, within the circle of red lamps, formed a second crown, half as large in diameter.
"Atlantida" by Pierre Benoit
Touching it to the gas burner, a stream of light flashed forth equal in its intensity to the flame of an electric lamp.
"All Around the Moon" by Jules Verne
I have, for instance, an American double-burner petroleum lamp.
"Scientific American, Volume 40, No. 13, March 29, 1879" by Various
Barlow 186,194 Lamp burner, H.H.
"Scientific American, Volume XXXVI., No. 8, February 24, 1877" by Various
Have the lamps taken apart, the burners boiled, the chimneys cleaned, and the body of the lamps filled and wiped off.
"Ontario Teachers' Manuals: Household Science in Rural Schools" by Ministry of Education Ontario
Burners at the end of each arm were fitted to hold glass globes or lamp chimneys.
"The Fairfax County Courthouse" by Ross D. Netherton
A blast-lamp is likely to be more useful here than the fish-tail burner.
"Laboratory Manual of Glass-Blowing" by Francis C. Frary
It was already night when they drew in sight of the little blur of lamp-light in the charcoal burner's window.
"Trusia" by Davis Brinton
The sale of dangerous lamps and burners should be prohibited.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 10, Slice 4" by Various
An ancient and grotesque-looking brass lamp, with two snake-headed burners, lighted the room.
"Auriol" by W. Harrison Ainsworth
It was warm in the little room from the lamp with seven burners.
"The Blockade of Phalsburg" by Émile Erckmann
From the centre of the ceiling hung a silver chain, bearing a large lamp of the same material, with eight burners.
"Henry of Guise; (Vol. I of 3)" by G. P. R. (George Payne Rainsford) James
Lanterne Lamp; burner cage; diaphragm.
"English-French and French-English dictionary of the motor car, cycle, and boat" by Frederick Lucas
Den he took me oop to show me der lamp, an oil burner midt a two minute flash.
"The Ocean Wireless Boys and the Lost Liner" by Wilbur Lawton
The lamps used for supplying oil to the burner are of two general types, viz.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 16, Slice 6" by Various