oxyspirit light
Oxyhydrogen light Oxyhydrogen light A light produced by the incandescence of some substances, esp. lime, in the oxyhydrogen flame. Coal gas (producing the {oxygas light}), or the vapor of ether ({oxyether light}) or methylated spirit ({oxyspirit light}), may be substituted for hydrogen. [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

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  • oxyether light — Oxyhydrogen light Oxyhydrogen light A light produced by the incandescence of some substances, esp. lime, in the oxyhydrogen flame. Coal gas (producing the {oxygas light}), or the vapor of ether ({oxyether light}) or methylated spirit ({oxyspirit… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • oxygas light — Oxyhydrogen light Oxyhydrogen light A light produced by the incandescence of some substances, esp. lime, in the oxyhydrogen flame. Coal gas (producing the {oxygas light}), or the vapor of ether ({oxyether light}) or methylated spirit ({oxyspirit… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Oxyhydrogen light — A light produced by the incandescence of some substances, esp. lime, in the oxyhydrogen flame. Coal gas (producing the {oxygas light}), or the vapor of ether ({oxyether light}) or methylated spirit ({oxyspirit light}), may be substituted for… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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