[ahr-gand, -gahnd, -guh nd]
- a type of oil or gas burner in which air is fed directly into the flame through a metal tube inside a cylindrical wick.
Origin of Argand burner
1780–90; named after Aimé Argand (1750–1803), Swiss scientist
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"By way of resting our eyes," I said, and thereupon I extinguished the only light in the room, an Argand-burner oil lamp.In Jeopardy
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