blast lamp

  1. a torch or lamp, as a blowtorch or a lamp for lampworking, in which the flame is fed by an air or oxygen blast.

Origin of blast lamp

First recorded in 1880–85

Words Nearby blast lamp Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2024

How to use blast lamp in a sentence

  • They worked by a blast-lamp until late at night and began again before daybreak in the morning.

    The Girl From Keller's | Harold Bindloss
  • Jumping down, he went along the track and stopped in the strong light a blast-lamp threw across a gap.

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  • A similar form of apparatus is commonly used in the laboratory as a source of heat under the name blast lamp (Fig. 17).

  • The tube should be heated in the flame of a Bunsen burner, or blast lamp (preferably the latter) until it is very soft.

  • A blast-lamp is likely to be more useful here than the fish-tail burner.