Definition of Hurricane lamp

1. Noun. An oil lamp with a glass chimney and perforated metal lid to protect the flame from high winds; candlestick with a glass chimney.

Exact synonyms: Hurricane Lantern, Storm Lamp, Storm Lantern, Tornado Lantern
Generic synonyms: Lamp



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Hurricane Lamp

hurrah
hurrahed
hurrahing
hurrahs
hurraing
hurras
hurray
hurrayed
hurraying
hurrays
hurred
hurricane
hurricane bow
hurricane bows
hurricane deck
hurricane lamp (current term)
hurricane lantern
hurricane roof
hurricanelike
hurricanes
hurricano
hurricanoes
hurricanos
hurried
hurried up
hurriedly
hurriedness
hurriednesses
hurrier
hurriers

Literary usage of Hurricane lamp

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Light's Labour's Lost: Policies for Energy-Efficient Lighting by Paul Waide, Satoshi Tanishima, International Energy Agency (2006)
"LEDs only draw IW but give out as much light as a hurricane lamp (about 40 Im); furthermore, their light distribution is far more effective for task ..."

2. The Car-builder's Dictionary: An Illustrated Vocabulary of Terms which ...by Master Car-Builders' Association, Matthias Nace Forney, Arthur Mellen Wellington, Leander Garey, Calvin A. Smith by Master Car-Builders' Association, Matthias Nace Forney, Arthur Mellen Wellington, Leander Garey, Calvin A. Smith (1895)
"Hurricane-lamp is another name for the same thing. Torpedo. Fig. 3724. A cylindrical detonating cap provided with clips for folding under the head of the ..."

3. Sons and Lovers by David Herbert Lawrence (1922)
"He lighted the hurricane lamp, took off his coat, turned up the bicycle, and set speedily to work. Miriam came with the bowl of water and ..."

4. Car Builders' Cyclopedia of American Practice by American Railway Association, Master Car Builders' Association, Mechanical Division, Association of American Railroads (1903)
"hurricane lamp is another name for the same thing. TORPEDO. A cylindrical detonating cap provided with clips for folding under the head of the rail for the ..."

5. Sons and Lovers by David Herbert Lawrence (1922)
"He lighted the hurricane lamp, took off his coat, turne up the bicycle, and set speedily to work. Miriam cam with the bowl of water and stood close to him, ..."

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