spirit lamp


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spir·it lamp

a lamp, used mainly for heating in laboratory work, in which alcohol is burned.

spir·it lamp

(spir'it lamp)
A lamp, used mainly for heating in laboratory work, in which alcohol is burned.
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If a salt bridge of a spirit lamp wick, composed of loose threads, was used the voltage and stability is less compared to the usage of a compact wick composed of waved wires as used in lanterns.
Ecuelles, veilleuses and spirit lamps were often included in necessaires--coffers containing objects considered indispensable for the toilette, which could also accompany the owner on a journey so as not to be deprived of one's accustomed luxuries.