Davy lamp

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  • noun

Synonyms for Davy lamp

an oil lamp that will not ignite flammable gases (methane)

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Bench seating has been built around the monument while the Davy Lamp becomes illuminated at night.
Richard Smith, West Pontnewydd, Cwmbran, Gwent ATHE Davy lamp was created in 1815 by Sir Humphry Davy (1778-1829).
He said: "The Davy lamp was designed so there was no open flame.
The Davy Lamp had already been invented but that didn't have a flame to detect methane gas down the mines," Gethin said.
Names of former workers from Birch Coppice, Wood End and Birchmoor Collieries have been engraved in a brick wall surrounding a 10ft high monument - crowned with a replica of the famous Davy lamp.
The Birch Coppice Miners Memorial, standing over 10ft high and topped off with a 6ft tall replica of the famous Davy lamp used by underground workers, will be located close to the entrance to Birch Coppice Business Park, which stands on the site of the former mine.
They took to him right away she replies, looking at her father's Davy lamp, sitting in pride by the fireplace, below photographs of the grandchildren.
Sir Humphrey Davy was asked to develop a safe lamp that was also bright enough - giving the world the famous Davy Lamp.
CLARE's path to a third All-Ireland in five seasons was illuminated by a dazzling Davy lamp.
They had previously run the Davy Lamp pub in Great Wyrley, Staffordshire, but thought the move would benefit Mrs Kent's children, Jane, aged two, Cheryl, aged five, eight-year-old Craig and Stephanie, aged ten.
The Canadian is at Cramlington's Clef & Cask on Tuesday night and then at Washington's Davy Lamp folkclub on November 15.
He contributed major safety investments to mining coal, such as the introduction of the Davy Lamp and the keeping of records of ventilation and flood prevention.
Benches have been built around the monument and the Davy Lamp is illuminated at night.
My grandfather betrothed me the Davy lamp from his retirement after working in mining for five decades in the Rhondda mines, with my ancestors having moved to Wales to Birmingham.