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:
- British & World English dictionary
What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?
Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.
Most popular in the US
Most popular in the UK
Most popular in Canada
Most popular in Australia
Most popular in Pakistan