blast lamp


noun

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

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Origin of blast lamp

First recorded in 1880–85
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Example sentences from the Web for blast lamp

  • Then Jefferson said: "Light that blast-lamp, and we'll open it."

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

  • Jumping down, he went along the track and stopped in the strong light a blast-lamp threw across a gap.

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

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