gas mantle

Origin of gas mantle

First recorded in 1895–1900

Words Nearby gas mantle Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use gas mantle in a sentence

  • Place a flattened gas mantle upon a photographic plate and leave in a light tight-box for several days.

    Physics | Willis Eugene Tower
  • Failing either of these conveniences, acetylene or petrol gas, the latter with the incandescent gas mantle, can take their place.

    Practical Cinematography and Its Applications | Frederick Arthur Ambrose Talbot
  • The application of the incandescent gas mantle is limited by the intensity of the heat emitted and the large area of the source.

  • It was a gasoline lamp that burned with a gas mantle, swinging from the ceiling, flooding the little shop with a greenish light.

  • The Spielman paper mill stood where the gas-mantle factory of Curtis and Harvey is now found.

    The Dover Road | Charles G. Harper

British Dictionary definitions for gas mantle

gas mantle

  1. a mantle for use in a gaslight: See mantle (def. 4)

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