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Definition of Davy lamp

Davy lamp
Davy lamp Da"vy lamp` See Safety lamp, under Lamp.

Meaning of Davy lamp from wikipedia

- The Davy lamp is a safety lamp for use in flammable atmospheres, invented in 1815 by Sir Humphry Davy. It consists of a wick lamp with the flame enclosed...
- (MRIA), and Fellow of the Geological Society (FGS). He also invented the Davy lamp and a very early form of arc lamp. He joked that his ****istant Michael...
- 1818 (1818) Davy lamps reported to be in use in Flanders. August 5, 1818 (1818-08-05) Wallsend colliery explosion, four killed. Caused by a Davy lamp (gauze...
- An arc lamp or arc light is a lamp that produces light by an electric arc (also called a voltaic arc). The carbon arc light, which consists of an arc between...
- loss of life in coal mines before the invention of the Geordie lamp and Davy lamp. Even after the safety lamps were brought into common use, firedamp explosions...
- 1815. Although controversy arose between Stephenson's design and the Davy lamp (invented by Humphry Davy in the same year), Stephenson's original design...
- between ships Safety lamp, an explosion-proof lantern used in coal mining Davy lamp "Lamp" (song), a 1999 Bump of Chicken single The Lamp (1986 film), a 1986...
- An electric light is a device that produces visible light from electric current. It is the most common form of artificial lighting and is essential to...
- Davy may refer to: Davy (given name) Davy (surname) Davy lamp, a type of safety lamp with its flame encased inside a mesh screen Davy, West Virginia,...
- lamp, rush light, torch, candle, Limelight, gas mantle Safety lamps: Davy lamp and Geordie lamp Gas-discharge lamp and high-intensity discharge lamp...
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