HyperDic: oil_lamp

English > 1 sense of the expression oil lamp:
NOUNartifactoil lamp, kerosene lamp, kerosine lampa lamp that burns oil (as kerosine) for light
English > oil lamp: 1 sense > noun 1, artifact
MeaningA lamp that burns oil (as kerosine) for light.
Synonymskerosene lamp, kerosine lamp
Partslamp chimney, chimneyA glass flue surrounding the wick of an oil lamp
wick, taperA loosely woven cord (in a candle or oil lamp) that draws fuel by capillary action up into the flame
Narrowersafety lamp, Davy lampAn oil lamp that will not ignite flammable gases (methane)
BroaderlampAn artificial source of visible illumination
Spanishcandelero, candil, lámpara de petróleo, quinqué, velón
Catalancresol, llàntia, llum d'oli, llumenera, quinqué

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