Bude burner
Bude burner Bude" burn`er [See {Bude light}.] A burner consisting of two or more concentric Argand burners (the inner rising above the outer) and a central tube by which oxygen gas or common air is supplied. [1913 Webster]

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  • Bude-Light — is a very bright oil lamp that works by introducing oxygen into the centre of an Argand burner. It was invented by Sir Goldsworthy Gurney and named after the place where he lived: Bude, Cornwall, United Kingdom. They were used to light the House… …   Wikipedia

  • BUDE-LIGHT —    a very brilliant light produced by introducing oxygen into the centre of an Argand burner, so called from the place of the inventor s abode …   The Nuttall Encyclopaedia

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