Definitions for davy-lamp

This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word davy-lamp

The Nuttall EncyclopediaRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. Davy-Lamp

    a lamp encased in gauze wire which, while it admits oxygen to feed the flame, prevents communication between the flame and any combustible or explosive gas outside.

Translation

Find a translation for the davy-lamp definition in other languages:

Select another language:

Discuss these davy-lamp definitions with the community:

Word of the Day

Would you like us to send you a FREE new word definition delivered to your inbox daily?

Please enter your email address:     


Citation

Use the citation below to add this definition to your bibliography:

Style:MLAChicagoAPA

"davy-lamp." Definitions.net. STANDS4 LLC, 2015. Web. 5 Mar. 2015. <http://www.definitions.net/definition/davy-lamp>.

Are we missing a good definition for davy-lamp? Don't keep it to yourself...


The Web's Largest Resource for

Definitions & Translations


A Member Of The STANDS4 Network


Nearby & related entries:

Alternative searches for davy-lamp:

Thanks for your vote! We truly appreciate your support.