an oil lamp with a chimney, having a tubular wick that permits air to reach the center of the flame.
The parlor was beautifully though not brilliantly lighted by an Argand lamp.
Phaeton Rogers Rossiter Johnson
Then comes the Argand lamp; and down with the Encyclopedistic volumes.
Bibliomania; or Book-Madness Thomas Frognall Dibdin
The former resembled the Argand lamp in some respects and the latter was a three-flame burner suggesting a fleur-de-lis.
Artificial Light M. Luckiesh
Two piles of books supported the tongs, and these upheld a small glass retort above an Argand lamp.
Stories of Authors, British and American Edwin Watts Chubb
The first important improvement was the introduction of that admirable invention the Argand lamp, with a double stream of air.
Smeaton and Lighthouses John Smeaton
A tall, Argand lamp on a marble table, shed its mild, ethereal light over the rich furniture.
Eventide Effie Afton
The flexible pipe conveying oxygen to centre of the Argand lamp.
The Boy’s Playbook of Science John Henry Pepper
argas Argas Ar·gas (är’gəs, -gās’) n. A genus of ticks that includes some species that usually infest birds but that may infect humans. Historical Examples About six other species of argas from various parts of the world, parasitic on birds and mammals. Handbook of Medical Entomology William Albert Riley The argas reflexus lives on pigeons, […]
any of the numerous ticks of the family Argasidae, comprising the soft ticks. belonging or pertaining to the family Argasidae. Historical Examples In habits and life history the typical Ixodid differ greatly from the argasid. Handbook of Medical Entomology William Albert Riley Of the argasid, we have in the United States, several species which have […]
argasidae Argasidae Ar·gas·i·dae (är-gās’ĭ-dē) n. A family of soft-bodied ticks.
Friedrich Wilhelm August [free-drikh vil-helm ou-goo st] /ˈfri drɪx ˈvɪl hɛlm ˈaʊ gʊst/ (Show IPA), 1799–1875, German astronomer. Historical Examples But the appearance of Argelander’s prize-essay in 1837 changed the aspect of the question. A Popular History of Astronomy During the Nineteenth Century Agnes M. (Agnes Mary) Clerke According to Argelander the constellation contains fifteen […]