After firmly tying the end of a toy balloon over the mouth of the retort he held the spirit lamp beneath the bowl of the retort.
He stared at Sarakoff, then at me, and finally at the spirit lamp.
It is produced by blowing a mixture of pulverised rosin and magnesium dust through the flame of a spirit lamp.
While she told us this she was making coffee with a spirit lamp on the chest of drawers.
Without deciding anything, as soon as he had lighted his spirit lamp, he washed his saucepan and began to make some chocolate.
The flask is supported by an iron stand, and heated with a gas or spirit lamp.
A box made of wire gauze, with a hole in the bottom to admit a spirit lamp lighted.
The furnace to generate the steam consists of a spirit lamp.
It is an untidy table with a microscope, several test tubes, and a spirit lamp standing up through its litter of papers.
In a sheltered place I lit the spirit lamp, and put on water to boil.
spirit lamp n.
A lamp that burns alcohol or other liquid fuel and is used mainly for heating in laboratory work.