oil lamp

Definition of oil lamp

  1. :  a device that produces light by burning oil

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  any of numerous unctuous combustible substances that are liquid or can be liquefied easily on warming, are soluble in ether but not in water, and leave a greasy stain on paper or cloth

    :  petroleum

    :  the petroleum industry

  1. :  to smear, rub over, furnish, or lubricate with oil

    :  to take on fuel oil

  1. :  any of various devices for producing light or sometimes heat: such as

    :  a vessel with a wick for burning an inflammable liquid (such as oil) to produce light

    :  a glass bulb or tube that emits light produced by electricity (such as an incandescent light bulb or fluorescent lamp)

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