Lamp-glass

Definitions

  • Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • Lamp-glass a glass funnel placed round the flame of a lamp
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Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Fr. lampe—Gr. lampas, -adoslampein, to shine.

Usage

In literature:

A bit of glass struck the electric lamp over the table, and out went the light.
"Everyman's Land" by C. N. Williamson and A. M. Williamson
On a low table beside the bed was a lamp flickering fearfully, and a glass containing some medicine.
"Jack Harkaway's Boy Tinker Among The Turks" by Bracebridge Hemyng
I must get to London to see you before you move away to Leamington; when I can bear Sun or Lamp without odious blue glasses, etc.
"Letters of Edward FitzGerald in Two Volumes Vol. II" by Edward FitzGerald
I remember the littered place, and the high chest that served as my table, and the blue glass lamp that lighted my secret efforts.
"The Promised Land" by Mary Antin
Immediately there was the shiver of broken glass, a crash, a child's suppressed scream, and for a moment, as the lamp went out, blackness.
"Frank of Freedom Hill" by Samuel A. Derieux
Fill two glass tubes (lamp chimneys will do), one with finely powdered clay, the other with sand.
"Ontario Teachers' Manuals: Nature Study" by Ontario Ministry of Education
On the table, beside the lamp, was a tantalus and a glass, and a half empty syphon.
"The Motor Pirate" by George Sidney Paternoster
There was a lighted reading-lamp with a green glass shade upon the table.
"Vice Versa" by F. Anstey
An additional lamp was requisitioned for the occasion, and her glasses were polished until they shone and gleamed in the yellow light.
"The Watchers of the Plains" by Ridgewell Cullum
At the end of the church a lamp was burning, the wick of a night-light in a glass hung up.
"Madame Bovary" by Gustave Flaubert
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In poetry:

The street-lamps flare and struggle dim
Through the gray sleet-clouds as they pass,
Or, governed by a boisterous whim,
Drop down and rustle on the glass.
"The Forlorn" by James Russell Lowell
A girl in a window seat —
Dusk, and a single lamp
Lit in a long, grey street —
White face against the glass,
Blurred with the misty damp,
Stained by the yellow gas;
"An Impression" by John Joy Bell
The bells of waiting Advent ring,
The Tortoise stove is lit again
And lamp-oil light across the night
Has caught the streaks of winter rain
In many a stained-glass window sheen
From Crimson Lake to Hookers Green.
"Christmas" by Sir John Betjeman

In news:

Luciano Vistosi's reissued Onfale table lamps in opaline glass by Artemide, 631-694-9292.
American brilliant cut glass mushroom lamps antique cut crystal cut-glass -Mushroom-lamps.
The squirrel kept launching itself from an 8-foot-high wall-mounted lamp into a glass wall after becoming trapped in a trauma room at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital in Rahway Tuesday night.
IN the United States, Louis Comfort Tiffany designed glass lamps in the shape of luminous squash blossoms, peonies and lilies.
Duffner & Kimberly Leaded Glass Table Lamp PBS.
On the wane five years ago, the 35-year revival in collecting Louis Comfort Tiffany's stained-glass lamps has come alive with renewed vigor.
Ten Tiffany leaded glass lamps lighting the way in art glass auction.
Lamps Plus offers a glass table lamp in 62 colors, so you can more easily match your lamps to your decor.
The lighting retailer's Color + Plus collection offers a glass table lamp in 62 colors, so you can more easily match your lamps to your decor.
The bulb and socket are encased in a bubble of milk glass that obscures the lamp 's mechanics.
PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla.- Charlotte County Sheriff's deputies arrested a 15-year-old boy in Port Charlotte for Aggravated Battery with a Deadly Weapon on a Person 65 or Older, after he hit his 71-year-old grandmother with a glass lamp .
Mark's Lutheran features mosaics, lamps, stained glass.
Koharik's prototype for the Geometric lamp made with seeded glass sells for $550.
Several residents reported having windows and glass light fixtures on lamp posts in front of their homes broken or damaged.
Designed for use with Philips CosmoPolis lamps, Estilo roadway luminaires are available with flat glass or sag glass optics to provide IES Type I and II with full cutoff, cutoff, and semi-cutoff distributions.
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In science:

This is because most of the flames in air, almost independently on their nature, are emitting in the UV region (185300 nm ) whereas the lamps used to illuminate rooms and buildings practically do not emit in this region due to the strong absorption in glass and other materials used in their design.
The Development of Sealed UV Sensitive Gaseous Detectors and their Applications
Earlier in this experiment’s history, researchers used barium hollow cathode lamps with colored glass or interference filters to excite these transitions.
Single barium ion spectroscopy: light shifts, hyperfine structure, and progress on an optical frequency standard and atomic parity violation
Also, since the phase masks are engraved on a glass substrate, their transmission map is measured with a fl at illumination provided by the internal lamp of NACO.
Morphology of the very inclined debris disk around HD 32297
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