Definition of lamp chimney in English:
A glass cylinder positioned over the wick of an oil lamp or candlestick to encircle and provide a draft for the flame.
- A torch arcs through the darkness, lands on the clinic's roof sputtering like the moth in the lamp chimney.
- The scene is set in Higgins' laboratory, in which can be found a phonograph, laryngoscope, organ pipes, singing lamp chimneys, tuning forks, etc.
Definition of lamp chimney in:
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