oil lamp


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Synonyms for oil lamp

a lamp that burns oil (as kerosine) for light

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The low-roofed, oak-panelled room into which he conducted them was brilliantly lit by four scented oil lamps.
The inside of the dome is figured all over with a monstrous inscription in Turkish characters, wrought in gold mosaic, that looks as glaring as a circus bill; the pavements and the marble balustrades are all battered and dirty; the perspective is marred every where by a web of ropes that depend from the dizzy height of the dome, and suspend countless dingy, coarse oil lamps, and ostrich-eggs, six or seven feet above the floor.
In time it would be demolished to make way for what would be known as the "Emerson School," in which, to be worthy of this high title, the huge stoves would be supplanted with hot-water pipes, oil lamps with soft, indirect lighting, and unsightly out-buildings with modern plumbing.
The mother didn't need more than one look to identify the object as an ancient oil lamp dating back 2,200 years, meaning it would've been in use in the days of Judah Maccabee.
Mas and her family have relied on an oil lamp and a flashlight at night for several years now.
The stamp features a photograph of a traditional diya oil lamp, its flame glowing in front of a gold background.
NEPAL: A devotee holds an oil lamp as he throws 'sindoor' or vermilion powder during Sindoor Jatra festival in Bhaktapur.
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Diyas or small oil lamp made of baked clay are lit up for the festival as a part of the tradition.
Within this scope, by focusing on Ionia, oil lamp samples with the Pagan symbols from Egyptian, Indian and Greek civilisations were also used.
President and other invitees lit the traditional oil lamp to declare open the special show.
During the two former seasons' excavations at Bosra's South Baths a number of pottery lamps, a column on which name of a Roman leader was written, upper part of basalt stone made grains mill, a square-shaped trough free of decorations and ornaments, and a dark brown ceramic oil lamp with yellow color trappings were discovered.
They are illuminated like an oil lamp with a wick and reservoir and, depending on condition, are worth between pounds 100-pounds 150.
Victoria Peel, 33, drenched her leg in burning paraffin when she stepped on a makeshift oil lamp during a storm on the Indian Ocean islands.
A collage stretches across its cover: a divided blue room one side filled with daily living: bucket, broom, live chicken, oil lamp, a guitar for Saturday's singing.